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The United Nations in Myanmar

The United Nations serves all people regardless of sex, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, membership of a political or social group, political opinion or other status. The United Nations supports the people of Myanmar in the context of the Myanmar’s Sustainable Development Plan through four main pillars: socio-economic development; peacebuilding; humanitarian action and human rights. This support is guided by the principles of inclusiveness and sustainability as well as rooted in internationally agreed principles and standards.

Explore more of the UN’s work in Myanmar through our interactive map or find more resources on the Myanmar Information Management Unit / MIMU website.


  1. The UN and partners are currently providing humanitarian assistance up to three million people in Myanmar.
  2. The UN System in Myanmar takes a multifaceted approach to peacebuilding support in Myanmar, drawing on global experience and diverse expertise.
  3. UNOPS manages two of the largest development funds in Myanmar, including the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT) and the Access to Health Fund.
  4. The UN Network worked closely with the former Government to draft a new prioritized multisectoral National Action Plan for Food and Nutrition Security (2016-2025) as the country’s response to the UN Secretary General’s Zero Hunger Challenge.
  5. The UN in Myanmar supports the right to development, recognizing that a human rights based approach to all development activities is the foundation of effective, sustainable results.
  6. The UN in Myanmar stands by the people of Myanmar and is supporting them through the unprecedented crises facing the country.  The UN is staying and delivering.

To learn more visit:

UN Myanmar Country Team

Resident Coordinator Office
UN Entities in Myanmar

UN Key Documents

UNDAF/United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (CP)

01 January 2018
31 December 2022
01 January 2023