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Environmental conservation a national duty: president

The adoption of sustainable development goals and climate change protocols by the United Nations this year will be milestones for the international community, President U Thein Sein said Friday, in a speech to mark World Environmental Conservation Day. In his speech at Myanmar International Convention Centre (2), the president said the UN General Assembly is ...

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Myanmar proposes a vision for a climate resilient, low-carbon and resource efficient development

Naypyitaw, 23 April 2015 – Participants at a workshop recently held in Naypyitaw agreed upon the initial vision for a “climate resilient, low-carbon, resource efficient development, as contribution to sustainable development of Myanmar”. The 1st Workshop for the Formulation of the Myanmar National Climate Change Strategy, Action Plan and Policy had participants from all relevant ministries ...

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UN-Habitat builds capacity of Land Administration of Myanmar

UN-Habitat with the funding partnership of Livelihood and Food Trust Fund supports the Land Records Department of Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation to improve the land administration and management system in the country. The Land Administration and Management Program (LAMP) is to introduce new systems and processes to land registration and management of land records, new ...

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New agreement establishes Myanmar Climate Change Alliance

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today at Amara Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw by the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to formalize their collaboration in the field of environment and climate change in Myanmar. Increasing temperatures resulting in ...

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UN-Habitat to help strengthen land administration and management in Myanmar

 Yangon 19 June 2014 – UN-Habitat and the government of Myanmar this week signed an agreement that will see the agency help in strengthening land administration and management system in that country. The Settlement and Land Records Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation and UN-Habitat signed the milestone Letter of Agreement on the ...

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