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UNDP Myanmar Supports Strengthening of COVID-19 Public Awareness Campaigns

The loudspeaker sets were handed over to H.E. Dr. Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, by Daw Lat Lat Aye on behalf of UNDP on 15 June 2020, in…  


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…  


UNDP Supported Webinar Helps Myanmar MPs Discuss COVID-19 Issues with International Parliamentarians

On 18th May, Myanmar’s Hluttaw (Parliament) reconvened for the first time since Myanmar introduced its nationwide covid-19 social distancing measures. Members of Parliament arrived back in Nay Pyi…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


UNDP in Myanmar supports national counterparts and civil society organizations to boost the fight against COVID-19

UNDP Myanmar continues to enhance the capabilities of governmental institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.  


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

The UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), today agreed with the Government of the Union of Myanmar to extend the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for…  


A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19

The urgent health crisis that is COVID-19 has created a historic recession with record levels of deprivation and unemployment, creating an unprecedented human crisis that is hitting the poorest…  


Women leaders rise in solidarity to save lives and protect livelihoods

Supporting the UN Secretary-General’s call for solidarity and urgent action in response to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19, an initial group of prominent women today joined a global advocacy…  


Cushioning the Impact of COVID-19 on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Myanmar

UNDP Myanmar in collaboration with the Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection (DISI) of the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry are technically supporting MSMEs from Yangon,…  

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