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18 Jun 2014
Spatial disparity between the Capital and the Atolls contribute to Human Development Gap, confirms the Maldives Human Development Report 2014
The Maldives Human Development Report 2014 – Bridging the Divide: Addressing vulnerabilities, Reducing Inequalities – focuses on themes of vulnerability and inequality. The report aims to understand the inequalities and vulnerabilities facing the Maldives, while highlighting on the need for more evidence-based decision making in the country. The report comes after thirteen years since the launch of the First Human Development Report for the country in the year 2001
05 Jun 2014
The documentary, ‘Good Practices on Waste Management’ explores the waste management practices in the islands of Alif Alif atoll Ukulhas, Meemu atoll Dhiggaru and Haa Alif atoll Vashafaru. The video shows the three islands have come up with locally-led solutions in waste management and the successful replication of them in other island communities, most prominently Raa Atoll Ungoofaaru.
26 May 2014
UNDP & People’s Majlis jointly hold Induction Training for the newly elected members of the eighteenth parliament
The training was supported under UNDP’s Integrated Governance Programme (IGP), which focuses on building institutional capacities of various national institutes in the Maldives.
18 May 2014
UN Agencies and Government of Maldives launch the Low Emission Climate Resilient Development Programme (LECReD)
The LECReD is a three-year joint programme worth US$ 9.2 million aims at responding to the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) Outcome 9: Enhanced capacities at national and local levels to support low carbon life-styles, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction. The programme is a unique joint-initiative that capitalizes on the comparative strengths of UN Organizations including the UNDP, UNICEF, UNOPS, UNFPA, UN WOMEN, WHO and FAO to ensure smooth implementation.
29 Apr 2014
UNDP Maldives and the Attorney General’s Office hold first high level stakeholder meeting on the roll-out of the Maldives’ new Penal Code
The first high-level stakeholder meeting on the roll-out of the Maldives’ new Penal Code organized by UNDP Maldives and the Attorney General’s Office was held yesterday. The meeting was well attended by senior officials including the Chief Justice, justices of the Supreme Court of Maldives, Judges from the High Court of Maldives, the Attorney General, the Minister of Home Affairs, senior officials from the Maldives Police Service and members of Independent Institutions including the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM) and the Anti-Corruption Commission of the Maldives.
15 Feb 2014
Mr. Haoliang Xu, the UNDP’s United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific visited the Maldives from 13 - 14 February 2014.
13 Jan 2014
The Small Island Developing States - Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Programme- Call for Concept Notes
UNDP Maldives calls for interested parties to submit concept papers for the Small Island Developing States Community-Based Adaptation programme (SIDS CBA) grants.
22 Dec 2013
UNDP'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.
22 Dec 2013
Following the workshop, the trained facilitators are able to deliver similar trainings to island councillors.
15 Dec 2013
UNDP 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.
12 Dec 2013
UNDP, 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.
26 Nov 2013
To 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.
- 04 Nov 2013
27 Sep 2013
Through 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.
16 Sep 2013
Call for Project Concept Notes from NGOs/CBOs The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)
15 Sep 2013
We 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.
12 Sep 2013
The 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.
01 Aug 2013
Assistance was provided to strengthen elections security through community policing and training of front line police officers in human rights, election security and gender sensitivity.
30 Jul 2013
The trained facilitators will conduct sessions on information as a right, international best practice, RTI in a democratic framework and community mobilization.
01 Jul 2013
A series of youth dialogue sessions on the elections titled 'Election Fever' commenced this July, using the community-based theatre concept.
- United Nations Development Programme in the Maldives is looking to design a logo for its innovative project 'Make My Island' – a joint initiative with island councils to encourage and facilitate dialogue between local communities and their respective Island communities on key island development issues. Yesterday AT 02:02 AM
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