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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…  

Statement by Ms. Dawn Del Rio, Resident Representative a.i., UNDP Myanmar

Happy International Human Rights Day to you all. It is a great pleasure and an honour to share today with you, and to be invited to speak on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme.  

Helping Communities to Save Lives and Reduce the Impact from Natural Disasters

Mon State in the south east of Myanmar lies sandwiched between the Andaman Sea to the west and the Dawna Mountain range to the east. On sunny days it presents stunning vistas, but during the rainy…  

“Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA)- Bright Ideas” Winners

As part of the Gender Equality in Public Administration – Myanmar Case Study launch, the UNDP also issued a call for “Bright Ideas” to advance gender equality in the civil service. As the Covid-19…  

Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA) - Myanmar Case Study

Where are the women? UNDP global Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA) initiative has launched a Myanmar case study which measure the role of Myanmar women in the civil service. The…  

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress.  

Almost 90% of Men/Women Globally Are Biased Against Women

The Gender Social Norms Index measures how social beliefs obstruct gender equality in areas like politics, work, and education, and contains data from 75 countries, covering over 80 percent of the…  


This week we're celebrating our partnership with Australia in our efforts for a sustainable planet without poverty and injustice.  

Demo Day: The Hackathon 2018

The three winning teams – Deca, Divas, and Blind Hat – honed their entrepreneurial skills and reinforced their products through a series of training sessions, first through the Empretec…  

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