Myanmar
Focal point
Mr. Yin Yin Lay
Director, National Commission for Environmental Affairs (NCEA)
Yangon


Aung Kyaw Zan
Minister-Counsellor
Myanmar Mission to the UN
Mobile Phone: 954-643-3358
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Myanmar is listed as a partner or lead entity in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform
14.6 - By 2020, prohibit certain forms of fisheries subsidies which contribute to overcapacity and over-fishing, eliminate subsidies that contribute to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and refrain from introducing new such subsidies, recognizin

Fishery is very important for food security and poverty alleviation of Myanmar people. Small-scale fisheries and aquaculture are very important for the rural people to fulfill the nutrition, their livelihood and their income generation. Myanmar is a country important in fish production that is not only marine fish production but also in inland fish production. Myanmar has been implementing to combat IUU fishing by the Myanmar marine Fisheries Laws (1990) and the Laws relating to the fishing right of foreign vessel (1989). These laws are based on the Territorial Sea and Maritime Zone Law which ...[more]

Partners
(1) Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, (2) Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, (3) Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (4) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Focal Point)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
14.7 - By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism

Description of Voluntary Commitment Fishery is very important for food security and poverty alleviation of Myanmar people. Small-scale fisheries and aquaculture are very important for the rural people to fulfill the nutrition, their livelihood and their income generation. Myanmar is a country important in fish production that is not only marine fish production but also in inland fish production. Myanmar has been implementing to combat IUU fishing by the Myanmar marine Fisheries Laws (1990) and the Laws relating to the fishing right of foreign vessel (1989). These laws are based on the Territo...[more]

Partners
(1) Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, (2) Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, (3) Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (4) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Focal Point)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
IHO Hydrography Capacity Building Programme for Coastal States

The IHO capacity building programme seeks to assess and advise on how countries can best meet their international obligations and serve their own best interests by providing appropriate hydrographic and nautical charting services. Such services directly support safety of navigation, safety of life at sea, efficient sea transportation and the wider use of the seas and oceans in a sustainable way, including the protection of the marine environment, coastal zone management, fishing, marine resource exploration and exploitation, maritime boundary delimitation, maritime defence and security, and o...[more]

Partners
International Hydrographic Organization (IGO); 87 IHO Member States (Governments); International Maritime Organization (UN); World Meteorological Organization (UN); International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (NGO)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Myanmar commits to ensure 80% ante-natal care coverage

Myanmar commits to ensure 80% ante-natal care coverage; 80% of births attended by a skilled attendant; 70% access to emergency obstetric care; and 80% coverage for PMTCT as well as its integration with MCH. Myanmar will also ensure universal coverage for the expanded immunization; increase the proportion of newborn who receive essential newborn care at least two times within first week of life by 80%; increase contraception prevalence to 50%; reduce unmet need for contraception to under 10%; improve ratio of midwife to population from 1/5000 to 1/4000; and develop a new human resources for hea...[more]

Partners
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
United Nations