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.
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.
World Tourism Day looks at tourism’s role in water access, and a sustainable water futureSep 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.
GEF Small Grants Programme - Call for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOsSep 16, 2013Call for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOs The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy: Making Democracy Work for the MaldivesSep 15, 2013We have seen in the last few days signs of progress in the democratic agenda, not only from the high level of participation in the election, but also in the fact that despite challenges and diverging views, people are making efforts to utilize the democratic system in moving forward. It is evidence that political and community leaders, and civil society actors are working together to strengthen confidence in democracy and institution.
UNDP announces the launch of the Civil Society Capacity Development ProgrammeSep 12, 2013The aim of the programme is to enhance organizational capacity of civil society organizations for their effective participation in democracy and enhance their contributions in promoting development.
Strengthening elections securityAug 1, 2013Assistance was provided to strengthen elections security through community policing and training of front line police officers in human rights, election security and gender sensitivity.
- Gaanoonul uqoobaathakee koba? (What is the Penal Code?) We are partnering up with the Attorney General’s Office to launch a public awareness campaign on the new #MVPenalCode. Want to learn more? Check out the video below! Visit the official penal code website www.penalcode.mv or download the app ‘MVPenalCode’ to find out more about this historic legislation! 9 hours ago
- LECReD Small Grants Projects Call for Proposal The joint-UN Low Emission Climate Resilient Development (LECReD) Programme's Small Grants Facility presents the opportunity for Local Councils, NGOs, CBOs, Academic and Research Institutes, SMEs (Sole Proprietors, Cooperatives, Partnerships, and Companies), WDCs, fishermen and farmers based and operating in Laamu atoll to submit project concept notes for small grant funding. The number of grants and the grant amounts will be as follows: 4 grants each up to US$20,000.00 (MVR 300,000.00) 6 grants each up to US$10,000.00 (MVR 150,000.00). Two grants will be allocated to women led projects For more details, follow the link below http://goo.gl/lihCqC 10 hours ago
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