Prototyping a sustainable local tourism model
to promote community-based tourism development: ensuring greater dividends to nature and communities and providing increased opportunities, benefiting at least 100 women entrepreneurs as well as youth. Introducing a Blue Seal Certification for guesthouses.
Strengthening the role of educators
A two-day webinar for senior educators in the Maldives focused on the role of educators in promoting social cohesion and preventing violent extremism.
UNDP Maldives commenced a research partnership with the Maldives National University to undertake a research titled “A Comprehensive Research on Socio-economic Grievances, Tension and Conflict in the Maldives”.
Campaigns for digital peace
Young creators, changemakers, and connectors from Sri Lanka and the Maldives successfully completed the “United Creatives” programme.
UNDP is supporting the Government to conduct the Maldives Development Finance Assessment with the aim of building an integrated approach to addressing challenges to finance its national development priorities and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The COVID-tailored DFA has a dedicated focus on climate financing, costing of the National Strategic Action Plan, and Integrated National Financing Framework roadmap for the Maldives. UNDP Maldives and OECD have also launched the Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) Initiative to strengthen Maldives Inland Revenue Authority’s (MIRA) capacity to develop transparent and equitable tax frameworks.