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Consultation Workshop on National Urban Policy (NUP) for Myanmar

   Nay Pyi Taw, 22 October 2019 – UN-Habitat in partnership with the Department of Urban Housing and Development (DUHD) of the Ministry of Construction (MoC) of Myanmar jointly hosted “The Consultation Workshop on National Urban Policy (NUP) for Myanmar”. The workshop was successfully held on 22nd October 2019 at Mingalar Thiri Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw.

President of Myanmar HE U Win Myint announces national environment and climate change policies to mark World Environment Day 2019

President U Win Myint announced the two new policies – the National Environmental Policy and the Myanmar Climate Change Policy – at an event marking World Environment Day in the capital. More than 400 attended the announcement, including senior government officials from Union ministries, states and regions and representatives from civil society, academic institutions, businesses

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Warmer Days – Myanmar In The Age Of Climate Change

Myanmar is one of the countries most affected by extreme weather events. Recent events such as Cyclone Nargis in 2008, the extreme heatwaves of 2010, and flooding in 2015 have had disastrous impacts on Myanmar’s people, environment, and economy. Climate change threaten to compound the frequency and intensity of these events. But there are also

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Myanmar National Building Code (MNBC) 2016

To read more, please download PDF files as below.UN-Habitat developed Myanmar National Building Code (MNBC) in coordination with Ministry of Construction and other technical bodies such as Myanmar Engineering Society (MES), focused on disaster resilient construction methods. To read more, please download PDF files as below.