http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter2013-12-02T09:08:57.284ZPress CenterAdobe CQ5Departure of UNDP Resident Representativenoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimhttp://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/04/departure-of-undp-resident-representative2013-11-17T07:21:33.066Z2013-11-17T07:21:33.066ZTraining workshop for civil society focused on leadership development firstname.lastname@example.orgThe first in a series of workshops targeting capacity building of civil society organisations in the Maldives concluded today. The workshop was held as part of the one-year capacity development programme for the local civil society sector, organized by the Integrated Governance Programme (IGP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the US Department of State.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/10/29/training-workshop-for-civil-society-focused-on-leadership-development-concludes2013-10-30T05:52:07.841Z2013-10-30T05:52:07.841ZWorld Tourism Day looks at tourism’s role in water access, and a sustainable water future email@example.comThrough the Tourism Adaptation Project – TAP, supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP is helping the Maldivian tourism sector recognize that it can and should act as a catalyst to promote water conservation. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/27/world-tourism-day-looks-at-tourism-s-role-in-water-access-and-a-sustainable-water-future-2013-09-29T12:09:21.387Z2013-09-29T12:09:21.387ZMaldives hosts the Social Good Summit firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP closed the Maldives Meetup of the 2013 Social Good Summit with the theme of "“Equality through Access to Information – Democracy in 2030”, engaging panellists in a discussion centred around the link between technology and equality, and how access to information using technological means is crucial to drive political, social and economic forces within the Maldivian society. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/09/24/maldives-hosts-the-social-good-summit-2013-09-26T12:37:57.463Z2013-09-26T12:37:57.463ZGEF Small Grants Programme - Call for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOs email@example.comCall for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOs
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)
http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/16/gef-small-grants-programme-call-for-project-concept-notes-from-ngos-cbos-2013-09-19T12:28:32.498Z2013-09-19T12:28:32.498ZOn the occasion of the International Day of Democracy: Making Democracy Work for the Maldivesnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimWe have seen in the last few days signs of progress in the democratic agenda, not only from the high level of participation in the election, but also in the fact that despite challenges and diverging views, people are making efforts to utilize the democratic system in moving forward. It is evidence that political and community leaders, and civil society actors are working together to strengthen confidence in democracy and institution. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/15/on-the-occasion-of-the-international-day-of-democracy-making-democracy-work-for-the-maldives2013-09-15T09:24:58.882Z2013-09-15T09:24:58.882ZRemarks by UNDP Resident Representative, Tony Lisle - Maldives 4th MDG Report, Closure Workshopnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimIt is important for this MDGR to be utilized as a tool for advocacy and creating awareness on key developmental challenges facing the Maldives, especially in an opportune time when the country will be moving forward with the post 2015 developmental agenda and long-term development planning.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/09/12/remarks-by-undp-resident-representative-tony-lisle-maldives-4th-mdg-report-closure-workshop2013-09-12T11:28:45.857Z2013-09-12T11:28:45.857ZUNDP announces the launch of the Civil Society Capacity Development Programmenoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimThe aim of the programme is to enhance organizational capacity of civil society organizations for their effective participation in democracy and enhance their contributions in promoting development. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/12/undp-announces-the-launch-of-the-civil-society-capacity-development-programme2013-09-16T08:11:27.157Z2013-09-16T08:11:27.157ZUNDP launches Regional Report: ‘Leveraging Change for Better Lives’firstname.lastname@example.orgThe report covers the results achieved in the 36 countries and territories in the Asia and Pacific region where UNDP works. It is the first time UNDP presents such a comprehensive report on programmatic results in Asia and the Pacific. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/09/11/undp-launches-regional-report-leveraging-change-for-better-lives-2013-09-12T10:52:11.900Z2013-09-12T10:52:11.900ZNew Director for UNDP's Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacificnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimMr. Haoliang Xu assumes his role as the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 3 September 2013.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/09/03/new-director-for-undp-s-regional-bureau-for-asia-and-the-pacific2013-09-03T07:18:23.492Z2013-09-03T07:18:23.492ZGovernment and UNDP sign project to address disaster risk management In the Maldivesnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimThe project is a capacity development initiative for disaster risk reduction and management. It is geared towards helping the Government of Maldives to strengthen its disaster risk reduction and management capacity, enhance national and local preparedness and reduce risks, and achieve its global commitment to the Hyogo Framework for Action and the Millennium Development Goals.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/07/28/government-and-undp-sign-project-to-address-disaster-risk-management-in-the-maldives2013-08-08T15:02:15.565Z2013-08-08T15:02:15.565ZYouth Dialogues on the Electionsnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimA series of youth dialogue sessions on the elections titled 'Election Fever' commenced this July, using the community-based theatre concept.
http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/07/01/youth-dialogues-on-the-elections2013-08-08T14:53:08.066Z2013-08-08T14:53:08.066ZUNDP and partners meet to discuss the Victim Support System in the Maldives.email@example.comUnder UNDP’s justice sector dialogues Maldives Police Service, Prosecutor General's Office, High Court and the Ministry of Gender and Family met to discuss the Victim Support System in the Maldives.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/28/undp-and-partners-meet-to-discuss-the-victim-support-system-in-the-maldives-2013-08-04T09:24:30.360Z2013-08-04T09:24:30.360ZRemarks by UNDP Resident Representative, Tony Lisle Building Partnerships for Climate Change Adaptation Forumnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimIn increasing the resilience of the Maldivian tourism industry, each one of us has a role to play. Government agencies, NGOs, associations and the private sector, we all have to work together and share information so that we become better partners in our efforts to make the Maldivian tourism industry resilient to the effects of climate change. It is a challenging task before us, but I believe, with strong partnerships, we can make small but important incremental steps towards achieving a Maldives that is more resilient to climate change.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/06/27/remarks-by-undp-resident-representative-tony-lisle-building-partnerships-for-climate-change-adaptation-forum2013-08-08T15:09:38.329Z2013-08-08T15:09:38.329ZForum held to build partnerships towards addressing climate firstname.lastname@example.orgThe ‘Building Partnerships for Climate Change Adaptation Forum’ was held at Bandos Island Resort organized by the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture (MoTAC) of the Government of Maldives, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/27/forum-held-to-build-partnerships-towards-addressing-climate-change2013-08-26T08:59:42.269Z2013-08-26T08:59:42.269ZMoU signed between the Maldives National University and UNDP in support of conserving email@example.comThe Faculty of Education of the Maldives National University (MNU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake a project that aims to create awareness and appreciation towards the ecological, social and economic benefits that can be derived from mangroves. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/25/mou-signed-between-the-maldives-national-university-and-undp-in-support-of-conserving-mangroves2013-08-08T15:05:15.846Z2013-08-08T15:05:15.846ZBasic Training Course on Mariculture Inauguratednoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimA course providing information and basic training on several mariculture initiatives was inaugurated by the Marine Research Centre (MRC), targeting 19 participants from across the Maldives. http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/02/basic-training-course-on-mariculture-inaugurated2013-08-08T15:06:23.480Z2013-08-08T15:06:23.480ZRemarks by UNDP Resident Representative, Tony Lisle - Launch of the Human Development Report 2013 in the Maldivesnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimMaldives has achieved significant economic growth over the past decade, confirmed by its graduation to a Middle Income Country in January 2011. However, the country continues to face a number of risks and vulnerabilities, including effects of climate change and the global financial crisis. It is also experiencing democratic transition characterized by separation of powers, creation of independent bodies, the establishment of a legal grounding for a party political system, and rolling-out of decentralized governance.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/05/12/remarks-by-undp-resident-representative-tony-lisle-launch-of-the-human-development-report-2013-in-the-maldives2013-08-08T15:11:01.269Z2013-08-08T15:11:01.269ZLaw passed in the Maldives to Support Small Businesses firstname.lastname@example.orgThe ratified Small and Medium Enterprises Bill, would govern the policies and principles for regulating micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Maldives.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/04/14/law-passed-in-the-maldives-to-support-small-businesses-2013-08-08T15:07:24.875Z2013-08-08T15:07:24.875ZThe Second National Human Development Report to be Produced in the Maldivesnoemail@noemail.orgaminath.ibrahimMore than a decade since the Government of Maldives published its first National Human Development Report (NHDR), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is yet again collaborating with the Government to develop the second Human Development Report for the country, to promote national policy dialogue, constructive expression of divergent views, and the identification and analysis of development.http://www.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/01/28/the-second-national-human-development-report-to-be-produced-in-the-maldives2013-08-11T08:38:35.055Z2013-08-11T08:38:35.055Z