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This news originally appeared in MRTV YouTube Channel on June 16, 2015

Inception Workshop on Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative

Over 100 representatives of government, Myanmar academics, and project partners participated in the half-day launch event of the Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative, a project promoting river health in the Ayeyarwaddy and Than Lwin rivers.

As part of MIID’s Heritage Trails Project in the Danu Self-Administered Zone (SAZ) of Shan State, a group of trekkers tested out one of the 20 newly-mapped trails, in preparation for introducing the trails to the general public before the tourist high season later this year.

June 5, 2015

MIID signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MOECAF) in Napyidaw on June 5, 2015. The MoU was signed by Dr. Nyi Nyi Kyaw, Director General of the Forest Department, MOECAF, and Mr. Joern Kristensen, MIID Executive Director.

This article appeared in the Myanmar Business Today on June 4, 2015.

Chin State to Get Danish, UNICEF Assistance

By Tin Mg Oo

With aid provided by Denmark government, UNICEF and Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID), authorities will implement a social welfare project in Myanmar’s impoverished Chin state.

This article appeared in the ScandAsia on May 6, 2015.

Denmark-financed, UNICEF-supported Local Social Plan starts in Chin State, Myanmar

By Joakim Persson

As a first in Myanmar, the Chin State Administration revealed today its Local Social Plan to benefit children and women, supplementing the State’s Comprehensive 5-year Development Plan 2016-21.

RANGOON — Women and children in Chin State will benefit from a first of its kind five-year social welfare initiative implemented by the regional government in partnership with the UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) and the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID).

May 5, 2015 - In a forum, in Yangon, the Chin State government presented a state-level social sector and economic development update to an audience of international donors and development partners.

March 26, 2015

With the aim of supporting responsible tourism policies and programs in Myanmar, MIID welcomes the signing of its Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism on March 26, 2015. In attendance at the signing was Union Minister U Htay Aung, MIID Executive Director, Mr. Joern Kristensen and MIID Executive Assistant, Daw Hnin Nwe Win.

February 24, 2015

On the invitation of the UNDP, MIID’s Executive Director presented the Chin State Comprehensive Development Plan including Local Social Plan at the Myanmar Good Governance Forum in Napyitaw.

The presentation was part of a Breakout Group discussing “Development Planning and Participation” during the parallel sessions on the state of local governance in Myanmar.