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Protecting livelihoods and nature on Inle Lake

Under a new initiative launched in July 2018, and supported by the Government of Norway, UNDP is working with state and local governments to draft a new law to help reverse the environmental…  


MYANMAR, TOWARDS ZERO NET DEFORESTATION BY 2030

For Myanmar, connecting livelihoods and forest conservation is key to achieving zero net deforestation by 2030. This was one of the key messages from Myanmar to the world from the Climate Summit in…  


Ooredoo and UNDP Announce the winners of the 2019 Hackathon

On Sunday, the joint Ooredoo-UNDP Hackathon 2019 announced six winning teams. Around 200 participants competed in this year’s competition, striving to develop new prototypes and business models over…  


Ooredoo-UNDP Hackathon 2019 brings Myanmar’s youth together to innovate for social good

Bright young business minds and creative university students from across the country came together in Yangon and Mandalay to celebrate the opening of the joint Ooredoo-UNDP Hackathon 2019 at the…  


RECOVERY TAKES ROOT

Ravaged by floods in 2018 and 2019, communities in the Mon State show what lessons could be learned in getting people back on their feet  


Why Climate Change Matters for Myanmar’s Development, and What We Are Doing About It

Op-ed by U Ohn Win, Union Minister, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, and Mr. Peter Batchelor, UNDP Myanmar Resident Representative  


Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP Myanmar to host The Hackathon 2019

Ooredoo Myanmar and UNDP Myanmar will co-host the second edition of its collaboration - The Hackathon from 18-20 October in Yangon and Mandalay, in partnership with Impact Hub. The Hackathon 2019…  


The Government of Myanmar launches the National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan

The Vice President, H.E. U Henry Van Thio, the chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee launched the National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan in Nay Pyi Taw on 6 August 2019.  


Opening Remarks by Mr. Knut Ostby, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (a.i)

Opening Remarks by Mr. Knut Ostby, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (a.i) at Launching Ceremony of National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan  


National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan

The National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan was developed with funding support from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) and developed by the United…  

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