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2017 news

Improving Leadership Skills in Myanmar’s Changing Judiciary

The Myanmar Supreme Court (OSCU) and the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) are continuing their active collaboration, with support from UNDP, to exchange knowledge on judicial leadership, change…  

Myanmar Marks the International Anti-Corruption Day

The Myanmar Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) marked the International Anti-Corruption Day at an event in Nay Pyi Taw on 8 December 2018.  

Myanmar N-Peace Champion Congratulated by UN Leadership

Women’s rights activist from Chin State and the founder of the Women’s League of Chinland, Tuan Cer Sung Cheery Zahu (Cheery) is this year’s N-Peace winner from Myanmar.  

UNDP Provides Support to new Code of Ethics for Myanmar’s Law Officers

As part of its efforts to promote the rule of law in Myanmar, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is providing support to the Union Attorney General’s Office (UAGO) and State Attorney…  

Myanmar Learns about Reducing Deforestation from Brazil

A delegation from Myanmar visited Brazil earlier this month to learn about how the country reduced deforestation in the Amazon, the largest contiguous tropical forest area in the world. While Brazil…  

Building Justice in Myanmar

About 500 judges, law officers and court staff across Myanmar have deepened their knowledge of rule of law, human rights, fair trial rights and gender, thanks to training by UNDP as part of its…  

Myanmar MPs Participate in Learning Series on Human Rights

Democratic societies are built on human rights and the Rule of Law and Members of Parliament have a vital role in making sure that these rights are both protected and promoted.  

Myanmar Joins Countries in Global Study on Public Service Motivation

Myanmar has joined Bhutan, Brazil, Kenya, Moldova, Seychelles, Tonga and Vanuatu to become part of a group of countries participating in a global study on public service motivation. The study has been…  

Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone Adapting to Climate Change

Communities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone are benefitting from various activities ranging from climate resistant farming and livestock practices to soil and water conservation to help them better adapt to the…  

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