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  • 12 May 2013
    Remarks by UNDP Resident Representative, Tony Lisle - Launch of the Human Development Report 2013 in the Maldives

    Maldives 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.

  • 14 Apr 2013
    Law passed in the Maldives to Support Small Businesses

    The ratified Small and Medium Enterprises Bill, would govern the policies and principles for regulating micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Maldives.

  • 28 Jan 2013
    The Second National Human Development Report to be Produced in the Maldives

    More 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.