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UNDP supports World Environment Day Celebrations

This year’s World Environment Day celebrations kicked off with a series of events. One of the most significant event was the ‘One Nation Coral Revival’ event—the largest turquoise fest in the country. The two-day coral revival event was organized by local NGO Save the Beach in Villimale which centred on …

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Living with Water

Today, 5th June is World Environment Day, a day celebrated every year around the world to encourage awareness and action for the environment.  This year’s theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”, highlights the global citizen’s responsibility towards sustainable living as a way of securing our future; one …

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About Us

Maldives became a member state of United Nations in September 1965. At the UN, Maldives has been strongly vocal on many issues from vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to promoting democracy and human rights, addressing climate change, promoting women’s rights and advocating for gender equality. UN Country Team (UNCT) in …

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Shimla’s Story

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Maldives’ membership at United Nations, check out some of the key areas in which UN is making a difference in Maldives. The story in this infomercial portrays the partnership between the United Nations and the Government of Maldives and other stakeholders to improve the lives …

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Maldives launches first-ever national Child Abuse Prevention Campaign, “AHAN ….. LISTEN TO US”

MALE’, Maldives, 10 May 2015 – Today on the national Children’s Day, a nationwide campaign on child abuse prevention invites every Maldivian to be part of the solution to stop violence against children and protect their innocence. “AHAN….. LISTEN TO US” campaign launched by the Ministry of Law and Gender …

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Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016

“Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” unveils a far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and make gender equality a reality.

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Laamu Climate Change Forum highlights local perspective on challenges of climate change

21 April 2015, Laamu Fonadhoo – The Laamu Climate Change Forum (LCCF) ended today in Laamu Fonadhoo. This Forum was an important platform for the communities of Laamu Atoll to engage in constructive dialogue on local issues that are impacted by climate change. Held under the theme ‘Climate Resilience and …

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Climate Resilience and Laamu – The first “Laamu Climate Change Forum” convenes in Fonadhoo

20 April 2015, Laamu Fonadhoo – UN Maldives together with the Government of the Maldives and Laamu Atoll Council has today inaugurated the first-ever Laamu Climate Change Forum (LCCF). The two-day Forum entitled “Climate Resilience and Laamu” is being held in Laamu Fonadhoo on 20th and 21st April 2015. This …

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UN Maldives, Government and Laamu Atoll Council hold first Laamu Climate Change Forum

UN Maldives together with Laamu Atoll Council and the Government of Maldives has successfully held the first ever Laamu Climate Change Forum (LCCF) on 20-21 April in Laamu Fonadhoo. Held under the theme ‘Climate Resilience and Laamu’, the Forum was attended by 61 council representatives from all communities of Laamu …

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Consider us development partners, not donors: UNDP

Please don’t see us as a source of funding, please don’t see United Nations Development Program as a donor, we are a development partner to you, an equal partner, said UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director for the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific Haoliang Xu. Speaking in an exclusive interview …

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