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Closing Ceremony of Training Course on National Level Carpentry and Masonry

   March 31, 2017 Closing Ceremony of 3rd National Carpenter Training, 2nd and 3rd National Masonry Training took place this morning under DFID funded BRACED project at Thuwanna Central Training Center, Ministry of Construction, Yangon Region. Training were jointly organized by the Ministry of Construction, Myanmar Engineering Society, National Skills Standard Authority and UN-Habitat, in order ...

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Training on “Post Disaster (Earthquake) Rapid Damage Assessment” (28 March ~ 01 April 2017) in Yangon,

  “Under ECHO funded “Myanmar Consortium for Community Resilience (MCCR” Program, 5 days training on “Post Disaster (Earthquake) Rapid Damage Assessment” started on 28th March in Yangon Technological University (YTU). This training is jointly organized by UN-Habitat, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Austria and Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia ...

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University Students from Fukuoka study UN-Habitat projects in Myanmar

Six students of the International Cooperation Leadership Programme in Fukuoka Prefecture who are studying at different universities in  Fukuoka visited UN-Habitat, Myanmar and its projects sites from 6-8 March 2017. On the first day, students visited URDI (Urban Research and Development Institute) where UN-Habitat Country Programme Manager, Mr. Bijay Karmacharya and senior staff briefed them ...

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Workshop on Provisional Findings of the Laputta and Pakokku Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments and National Training to conduct assessments

Workshop on Provisional Findings of the Laputta and Pakokku Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments and National Training to conduct assessments 3-4-5 October 2016 On Monday the 3rd, more than one hundred participants from States and Regions and National institutions participated at the presentation of the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance Programme (MCCA) and Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) ...

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World Habitat Day in Myanmar

    World Habitat Day in Myanmar 3 October, 2016 Yangon, MYANMAR World Habitat Day, with the theme: Housing at the Centre, was celebrated in Myanmar as the Myanmar Government makes affordable housing a priority. On 2 October, UN Habitat representatives joined members of communities from a slum area in Hlaing Tharyar Township in Yangon’s ...

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Dr Joan Clos Message on World Habitat Day 2016

Dr Joan Clos Message on World Habitat Day 2016 Executive Director of UN-Habitat and Secretary-General of Habitat III Our cities and homes define who we are, in many ways. They determine whether we will have access to education and job opportunities. They define our ability to lead a healthy life and the level of our ...

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Opening Ceremony of Training Course on National Level Carpentry and Masonry

   September 5, 2016 Yangon. Opening Ceremony on “2nd National Level Carpenter Training and 1st National Level Mason Training” took place this morning under DFID funded BRACED project at Ministry of Construction Training Center, Thuwanna, Yangon Region. BRACED (Building Resilience and Adaptation for Climate Extremes and Disasters) is a 3 year DFID funded project implemented by ...

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