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.
- Are you constantly concerned about people dumping waste on the streets and public areas? UNDP Maldives, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Environment Protection Agency, will launch a smart phone application in this December which will enable people to report issues such as issues of waste and public littering along with other municipal issues such as faulty street lighting and etc. The 'MakeMyIsland App' will let anyone with a smartphone to report the concerned issue with a picture and the exact GPS location along with the details, effectively bringing it to the attention of the concerned authorities. The App is designed to enable reporting for Male’,Villimale’,Hulhumale and the four island stretch of Laamu atoll which includes Fonadhoo, Kahdhoo, Maandhoo and Gan. Thursday AT 11:54 PM
- Here are some snapshots from the second study tour organized under the Low Emission Climate Resilient Development (LECReD) Programme. This time, 31 participants representing all islands of Laamu Atoll are taking part including Island Councillors, WDC members, representatives from NGOs and CBOs based in Laamu as well as farmers. The theme for the tour is 'Good Agricultural Practices' where participants will observe and learn from existing techniques and good practices of agriculture and farming in model island communities with the objective of replicating them in Laamu Atoll. In this regard, participants are now visiting the islands of HA. Maafahi, HDH. Hanimaadhoo and SH. Goidhoo. Thursday AT 01:22 AM
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