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MYANMAR / FUNDING

World Bank president Jim Yonk Kim visited Myanmar for the first time, where he announced plans for US$2 billion multi-year development program. The majority of Myanmar's poorest citizens don't have access to basic services such as healthcare and electricity. World Bank

27 Jan 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / MYANMAR DEATH SENTENCE

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) welcomed the Myanmar Government's decision to commute all death sentences previously imposed by courts to life imprisonment. CH UNTV

10 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN/ MYANMAR HUMAN RIGHTS

The United Nations expert on Myanmar today (25 October) cautioned that the situation in Rakhine State is feeding a winder anti-Muslim narrative in the country which threatens the ongoing reform process aimed at a more open and broad-based democracy. UNTV

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

MYANMAR/ CONFLICT AID

WFP has been providing regular food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine state since the outbreak of communal violence in June 2012. Currently, WFP reaches 142,000 people per month in and around Sittwe. WFP

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

BANGLADESH / ROHINGYA REFUGEES

Three generations on, Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh still require food assistance to get by. They have little chance to earn money as working outside the camp is not allowed. UNHCR

11 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / JOHN GING

John Ging, the Director of Operations for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), briefs reporters on his recent visits to Myanmar and Philippines. UNTV 

28 Mar 2013 | Read More »

MYANMAR / RAKHINE

The recent resurgence in inter-communal violence in western Myanmar, forced hundreds of people to sail to safety on their fishing boats. UNHCR

12 Dec 2012 | Read More »

MYANMAR / AMOS

The UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos wrapped up a three-day visit to Myanmar today. OCHA

7 Dec 2012 | Read More »

MYANMAR / AMOS

The UN's top humanitarian official Valerie Amos is on a visit to Myanmar. OCHA

6 Dec 2012 | Read More »

UNAIDS / AUNG SAN SUU KYI

UNAIDS has announced the appointment of Nobel peace prize winner Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar as a Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination. UNAIDS

20 Nov 2012 | Read More »

 

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