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Statement by Ms. Dawn Del Rio, Resident Representative a.i., UNDP Myanmar

Happy International Human Rights Day to you all. It is a great pleasure and an honour to share today with you, and to be invited to speak on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme.  

Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on UN COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today launched a $2 billion global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. This response plan…  

International Women’s Day 2020

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress.  

Opening Remarks by Mr. Knut Ostby, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (a.i)

Opening Remarks by Mr. Knut Ostby, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (a.i) at Launching Ceremony of National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan  

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…  

Statement by the United Nations Country Team in Myanmar 2019 International Women’s Day: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”

We also acknowledge the remarkable strength of the women who have been displaced and the survivors of gender-based violence for their resilience as they continue to contribute to their family,…  

Statement on International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019. Theme: ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’

Recognizing that innovation has played a key part in advancing gender equality, UNDP Administrator urges the global community - and commits UNDP - to further harness technology to improve the lives…  

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