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Asia-Pacific Management Meeting

Remarks at Asia-Pacific Regional Management Meeting  


Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries

Least Developed Countries  


UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Two months since the signing of the tripartite MoU between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR and UNDP are both urging Myanmar authorities to make tangible progress to improve…  


A human rights-based response to the Rohingya crisis

I joined the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission in a fact-finding visit, and arriving in the refugee camps, the scale of the crisis is immediately apparent.  


Supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance

Remarks on Integrating sustainable supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance at the national scale  



3 continents, 3 lakes in danger

There is no shortage of water on the planet. More than two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered in the stuff. But 97 percent of this is salty ocean water. The remaining freshwater is mostly found…  


Responding to disasters before they happen: Trainings build resilience in Myanmar’s Dry Zone

Daw Mi Mi Htun, of the Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) in the Sagaing Region of Myanmar, used to think that the main responsibility of RRD revolved around responding to disasters and…  


Water in Myanmar's Dry Zone

In the Dry Zone, chronic poverty is directly correlated with the effects of drought and climate change. UNDP supports efforts to secure water resources and food security in the most vulnerable areas.  


Naga youth join forces to protect forests

A project in Myanmar empowers young people to conserve forests and practice sustainable agriculture.  

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