Learn more


UNDP Myanmar - Annual Report 2018

In 2018 UNDP Myanmar finalised it new Country Programme Document (CPD) 2018-2022 and began implementation. The CPD has two main outcomes – governance and sustainable peace, and sustainable and…  


Poverty in Myanmar has declined substantially, but one in four still poor, according to new report

– The share of the population in Myanmar living in poverty has halved from 48.2 percent in 2005 to 24.8 percent in 2017. This is the key finding of a new Poverty Report launched today by the Central…  


UNDP and Rakhine State Government sign 2nd Letter of Agreement confirming support to Township Democratic Local Governance Project

A 2nd Letter of Agreement (LoA) was signed by Peter Batchelor, UNDP Resident Representative and H.E. U Kyaw Aye Thein, Minister for Finance, Revenue, Planning and Economics of Rakhine State Government…  


UNHCR, UNDP and Government of the Union of Myanmar extend MoU

The Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Union of Myanmar, UNDP, and UNHCR has been extended today for one year following an agreement by all parties.  


Inauguration of Post-Basic Primary School and Sub-Rural Health Center in Thandwe Township, Rakhine State

On 3rd and 4th April 2019 Inauguration and handing over ceremonies were held for Post-Basic Education Primary School in Hmyar Chaung Village and Sub-Health Centre with Staff House in Kha Maung Tone…  


ADB, UNDP Renew Agreement to Accelerate Progress towards Sustainable Development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia…  


Statement by the United Nations Country Team in Myanmar 2019 International Women’s Day: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”

We also acknowledge the remarkable strength of the women who have been displaced and the survivors of gender-based violence for their resilience as they continue to contribute to their family,…  


#SwedenWeek

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to…  


International Women's Day 2019

The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) this year, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to…  


Tackling what cannot be said

“Within one year, we plan to launch support services for survivors of sexual assault by focusing on campaigns for students, with support from Ooredoor and UNDP. In the future, we plan to add…  

UNDP Around the world