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Chief Minister and Swiss Ambassador inaugurate a new school building as part of UNDP Project in Mon State

A newly constructed Basic Education High School (BEHS) building was inaugurated in Shwe Hlay village, Bilin township, Mon state.  


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…  


Myanmar Living Conditions Survey 2017: Poverty Report

The Myanmar Living Conditions Survey (MLCS) is a comprehensive assessment of the well-being of people in Myanmar. It provides reliable, accurate and up-to-date data that can be used to inform policies…  


Daw Kyi Chan: The only female Village Tract Administrator in Yae Township

Daw Kyi Chan is positive about the capacity building program of UNDP. “I feel very encouraged. It inspires me to run for the next W/ VTA election or to run for a seat in parliament. My husband…  


Daw Moe Moe Aye, Township Administrator, Coco Islands Township

Daw Moe Moe Aye joined Training of Trainers for Capacity Development of Ward and Village Tract Administrator sponsored by UNDP in 2016 and also participated in Capacity Development Program of Female…  


UNDP helps MPs build skills and develop tools for effective constituency work

The very first thing that Members of Parliament do, even before there is legislation to consider or committees are formed, is to represent their constituents. From the moment they are elected, MPs…  


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…  


How Sweden inspired and paved the way in managing Myanmar’s solid waste

UNDP supports Mon state government to improve its solid waste management system from collection to dumpsite.  


Chief Minister, British Ambassador and UNDP Resident Representative inaugurate new road as part of UNDP project in Bago Region

The inauguration ceremony for the newly constructed rural concrete road in Kawa Township, Bago Region was attended by Bago Region Chief Minister, H.E. U Win Thein, Bago Region Planning and Finance…  

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