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National Environmental Policy of Myanmar

The new National Environmental Policy provides long-term, strategic guidance for achieving a sustainable future for Myanmar. It requires the mainstreaming of environmental protection into planning and…  


International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Raising our voices against homophobia, transphobia, biphobia and intersexphobia on 17 May is a chance to reaffirm our commitment to respect human dignity and to champion human rights. We must do…  


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…  


Making Easy Access to Safe Water

The sound of cuckoos cooing is synonymous with summer. For many people, summer time memories are happy ones, but not so for Daw Kim Ma Di.  


Helping Protect Environment with Compost Fertilizer

Myanmar’s famous Inle Lake is showing signs of environmental degradation caused by the impact of climate change as well as unsustainable agricultural practices. Overuse of chemical fertilizer on farms…  



Top UN Development Official Chooses Myanmar for His First Official Visit

Achim Steiner, Chair of the United Nations Development Group and Administrator of the UN Development Programme, will visit Myanmar from August 6 – 8. This will be Mr. Steiner’s first official visit…  


Trust, inclusivity and diversity at the heart of Myanmar’s Civil Service Reform Plan

After extensive country wide consultations, the draft strategic action plan which lays the foundation for civil service reform in Myanmar made further steps towards finalization today. Myanmar’s…  


A new and comprehensive national environmental policy for Myanmar

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the government of Myanmar to formulate a new national environmental policy that places environmental considerations at the centre of…  


UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum

We are delighted to announce that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on…  

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