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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…  


Naga Youth Join Forces to Protect Forests

U Pay Ta Ru has become the voice for conserving forests. In his ethnic Naga village, this is no small feat. Perched high on the banks of the Chindwin River, half an hour boat ride from the Khamti…  



Authority Formed to Improve Governance of Inle Lake

As global leaders started their meeting in Paris to commit to a new global climate agreement, in Myanmar, the Inle Lake Authority held its first meeting to discuss measures to put in place for the…  




Workshop on Conservation of Inle Lake, the 1st UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve in Myanmar: Plans, Implementation and Management

Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF), the Norwegian Government through the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Myanmar and the partner UN agencies are organizing a consultation workshop…  



Inle Lake Stakeholders Prepare a Five Year Action Plan to Tackle Lake Conservation Challenges

Departmental officials, parliamentarians, non-government agencies, representatives of the local ethnic peoples met in Taunggyi yesterday to review the Draft Inle Lake Conservation 5-Year Action Plan…  


Ethnic youths in Myanmar’s Naga hills engaged to protect forests

Khamti – Youths from the remote Naga hill region in upper Myanmar will play a key role in helping to protect their forests and environment. Starting in mid-July the United Nations Development…  

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