Developing the local councillors orientation curriculumDec 22, 2013UNDP's Integrated Governance Programme and partners, by developing the full modules identified in the Local Councillor's orientation curriculum, has ensured that a complete set of the following 10 modules will be included in the curriculum and will be accredited at Certificate 1 level by the Maldivian Qualification Authority.
SOPs for Women's Development Committees and Local CouncilsDec 22, 2013Following the workshop, the trained facilitators are able to deliver similar trainings to island councillors.
Groundbreaking ceremony held for the Integrated Water Resources Management project in Mahibadhoo IslandDec 21, 2013The groundbreaking ceremony for the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) project that was held in Mahibadhoo Island this Saturday was a definitive step towards making the people of Mahibadhoo more resilient to the effects of climate change.
UNDP supports development of future leaders through the Youth Leadership ProgrammeDec 15, 2013UNDP supported Democracy House, a local NGO to train 40 young leaders (half of them female) from 17 atolls in the Maldives through an intensive three weeks programme from 25th November to 15th December, 2013.
Consultations to develop the “Women’s Vision for the Future” documentDec 12, 2013UNDP, under its Integrated Governance Programme (IGP) supported in hosting a series of consultations aimed at developing the “Women’s Vision for the Future” document, which included discussion of concerns, issues and recommendations towards the development of communities from the perspective of women.
Media training on ethical reporting on conflict sensitive topics and situationsNov 26, 2013To address the polarization of media sector heightened by the period before the presidential elections, UNDP supported on the job training and coaching of journalists and teamed up with an NGO to to conduct a dialogue between media organizations on the role of media during elections. A Journalism Bootcamp on developmental reporting was also conducted.
Training workshop for civil society focused on leadership development concludesOct 29, 2013The first in a series of workshops targeting capacity building of civil society organisations in the Maldives concluded today. The workshop was held as part of the one-year capacity development programme for the local civil society sector, organized by the Integrated Governance Programme (IGP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the US Department of State.
World Tourism Day looks at tourism’s role in water access, and a sustainable water future Sep 27, 2013Through the Tourism Adaptation Project – TAP, supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP is helping the Maldivian tourism sector recognize that it can and should act as a catalyst to promote water conservation.
Maldives hosts the Social Good Summit Sep 24, 2013UNDP closed the Maldives Meetup of the 2013 Social Good Summit with the theme of "“Equality through Access to Information – Democracy in 2030”, engaging panellists in a discussion centred around the link between technology and equality, and how access to information using technological means is crucial to drive political, social and economic forces within the Maldivian society.
GEF Small Grants Programme - Call for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOs Sep 16, 2013Call for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOs The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)
- International Youth Day is round the corner! The theme for this year is YOUTH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT. As part of the celebrations, UNDP Maldives is launching a nationwide photo/video competition where we want YOU to send us a photo or a 30-45 second video spot telling us WHAT YOU WILL DO DIFFERENTLY as a young person to CONTRIBUTE TO CIVIC ENGAGEMENT. Steps are simple! 1) Upload a photo or a 30-45 second video to your Facebook. 2) Write your message as the caption, tag us (UNDP Maldives) and use the hashtag #YouthDay. 3) Ask your friends and family to give likes to your photo. We will share selected posts on our Facebook page. The winning photo and video will be selected based on the HIGHEST NUMBER OF LIKES plus THE CREATIVITY, ORIGINALITY AND SUBSTANCE OF THE MESSAGE. The applicant(s) of the best photo and video, chosen by a UNDP panel will win an all expense covered field visit with UNDP team and experts where you can engage closely in our work! Furthermore, UNDP will use the content in various communication materials including reports, videos etc. For videos, the general rule is simple. Video should be your own and can be captured by any device you prefer. In the video, convey to us your message or what you wish to do. We are not looking for the quality of videos, but your originality, creativity and substance of your message! For Photos, take a snap (could either be a selfie, portrait style or otherwise, as long as it reflects your message). Feel free to give us a call (during office hours) to 334 3235 or write us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you require any information. WE WILL BE ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS UNTIL 00 00 HRS, 12TH AUGUST 2015 (WEDNESDAY). 21 hours ago
- Maldives is making strides in confronting challenges such as climate change and achieving gender parity, according to the UN. Located in the Indian Ocean, the island nation has been described as "ground zero" for monitoring the impact of climate change. UNDP Resident Representative, Shoko Noda tells Dianne Penn how the UN is supporting this "young democracy." Yesterday AT 01:44 AM
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