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  • MyJustice Joins Union Hluttaw for Legal Aid Law Consultations

    20 December 2016

    MyJustice Team Leader Caitlin Reiger and Access to Justice Advisor Susan Lee joined other stakeholders for a consultation workshop on legal aid at the Union Hluttaw in Naypyidaw from November 28 to 30, 2016.
    Members of Parliament and participating experts discussed experiences in legal aid provision around the region as well as lessons learned from South Africa’s experience. Although the Legal Aid Law was enacted in January 2016, implementing regulations are still needed and the Union Legal...

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  • Lawyers Learn About Court Monitoring

    11 December 2016

    On Saturday, December 10, 2016, MyJustice, Partners Asia, and Justice Base held a participatory workshop on justice system monitoring for nearly 50 lawyers from across Myanmar.
    The workshop opened with an introduction to trial and justice system monitoring by Caitlin Reiger, team leader of MyJustice. She offered examples of successful monitoring from Timor Leste, Kosovo, and Cambodia, including how court monitoring programs have grown to support larger, systemic justice system strengthening....

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  • MyJustice Conducts Interest Based Negotiation Trainings in Bago Region

    09 December 2016

    From December 5 to 8, 2016, MyJustice conducted two introductory trainings on “Interest Based Negotiation” (IBN) in Kawa Township, Bago Region for 51 ward and village tract administrators (W/VTAs) in partnership with Mercy Corps and the United Nations Development Programme.
    This project builds on MyJustice’s activities related to community based dispute resolution (CBDR), with an aim to help W/VTAs become more effective negotiators in local level disputes. The workshops focused on negotiation...

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  • MyJustice Presents Research Findings on Access to Justice in Yangon and Mon

    02 September 2016

    On 1st September MyJustice brought together over 30 participants at a presentation and discussion of preliminary research findings by the Overseas Development Institute and Saferworld into access to justice and inclusion in Myanmar
    More than 30 researchers, CSOs and development agencies participated in a discussion on research commissioned by MyJustice to explore issues of access to justice and inclusion in Myanmar. The study focussed on Mon and Yangon and involved discussions with over 500...

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