fbpx

Myanmar to reduce use of child labour at workplaces

Though more than 600,000 children are still engaged in work that harms their health, safety and well-being, Myanmar is trying to implement a national-level project to eradicate child labour, Nyunt Win, director-general of the factories and general labour laws inspection department, said. “Myanmar is undertaking several reforms in multisectoral development and the labour, immigration and […]

Invitation For Price Quotations for Printing of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program , Dead line 23 November 2018

Invitation For Price Quotations, Dead line 23 November 2018   The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) towards the cost of the Printing of Rural WASH Strategy and Investment Plan.The Department of Rural Development (DRD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, intends to […]

Invitation to Bid (ITB) for Supply Items for Emergency WASH response on Long Term Agreement, Closing Date 4 Dec 2017

Reference No.: ITB-2017-9135721 UNICEF is inviting sealed Invitation to Bid (ITB) to enter into Long Term Agreement with one or more qualified suppliers for Supply Items for Emergency WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) response in Myanmar. Interested companies who have valid business registration and a minimum of two years’ experience with reputable clients are invited to […]

RFP for provision of Fuel to all UN agencies on Long Term Agreement. Closing Date 22 Nov 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Reference No.: LRFP-2017-9130792 (Re-Advertisement) UNICEF is inviting sealed Request for Proposal(RFP) to enter into Long Term Agreement with one or more qualified suppliers for povision of fuel to all UN agencies in Myanmar. Interested companies who have valid business registration and a minimum of two years’ experience with […]

Nursery education plan reaches Pyithu Hluttaw for debate

A proposal urging the government to set strategic plans for nursery education and investment in early child care and development service has been submitted to Pyithu Hluttaw, which will discuss on the issue. U Sai Oo Kham, Pyithu Hluttaw MP for Theinni constituency submitted the proposal on October 17. MPs agreed to bring the matter […]

Invitation to Bid (ITB) for T-shirt with Silk Screen Printing Closing Date on 31st August 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Reference No.: LITB-2017-9133887 UNICEF is inviting Sealed Bids for 460,500 T-Shirts with Silk Screen Printing to support to Ministry of Health and Sport (MOHS) for Japanese Encephalitis Campaign in Myanmar. Interested companies who have valid business registration and a minimum of two years’ experience with reputable clients are […]

Government to open vocational training schools for dropouts in Yangon

The Yangon government and the Ministry of Education will start collaboration in running vocational training schools in the region to help youth dropouts find gainful employment, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said. “Children who drop out from school will finally have a chance to get access to education that they can afford,” U […]

Myanmar Has New Education Plan, But Not All Are Happy

Myanmar is launching a long-term plan to improve its education system after years of neglect under its former military leaders. The National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) aims to improve teaching and learning for all education levels, from kindergarten to universities. The plan runs through 2021. The plan seeks to extend basic education by two years […]

A National Education Strategic Plan for a prosperous, peaceful and united Myanmar

The first National Education Strategic Plan (NESP) was launched today in Nay Pyi Taw by Myanmar’s State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The Plan includes a common policy framework which sets the strategic directions for the next five years; a clear road map for guiding all investments in the sector, both domestic and international; […]

Two-Thirds of Disabled Children Not Enrolled in Formal Education

RANGOON — A joint report published by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) has stated that Burma’s national education law needs to be amended, as two-thirds of the country’s 232,000 disabled children do not obtain a formal education. A 122-page report by Unicef and the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement was launched in Naypyidaw on […]