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Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme…  


Showcasing Six Digital Innovations for SDGs on Virtual Demo Day 2020

Promising young tech entrepreneurs are stepping up and driving Myanmar’s digital transformation toward a new phase. Today’s virtual Demo Day event, hosted by “Innovation Hub – supporting the SDGs,”…  


Ministry of Commerce and UNDP Myanmar launched the First Virtual “MoCOM E-Commerce Innovation Challenge”

MoCOM and UNDP Myanmar aims to empower the MSMEs, young innovators, entrepreneurs and ecosystem players to shape the future of E-Commerce in Myanmar  


The UN-REDD Programme puts mangroves at the heart of REDD+ action in Myanmar

The UN-REDD Programme has announced a USD 2 million project supported by the Government of Norway that will help make mangrove sustainable management, restoration and protection an integral part of…  



Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP handed over IT equipment to Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and Ministry of Transport and Communications for ICT Enabled Extension Services to Farmers

Ooredoo Myanmar and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over IT equipment to the Department of Agriculture (DOA), Department of Agricultural Research (DAR) and Livestock Breeding…  


Japan and UNDP provide indelible ink for Myanmar’s 2020 General Election

The Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, His Excellency Mr. MARUYAMA Ichiro, and Officer-In-Charge/Deputy Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ms. Dawn Del Rio,…  


Temporary Basic Income to protect the world's poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

The report, Temporary Basic Income: Protecting Poor and Vulnerable People in Developing Countries estimates that it would cost from $199 billion per month to provide a time-bound, guaranteed basic…  


2020 Human Development Report to focus on meeting people’s aspirations in balance with the planet

COVID-19 and its unprecedented effects on human development are a wake-up call to the potential consequences for people’s wellbeing from the relentless pressure we are placing on nature and the…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  

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