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  • Community Based Dispute Resolution Forum

    24 February 2017

    MyJustice and The Asia Foundation (TAF) co-hosted a forum on Community Based Dispute Resolution with experts from regional countries including Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Nepal on 23 February 2017 at Rose Garden Hotel in Yangon.
    Caitlin Reiger, MyJustice Team Leader, opened the event emphasizing that “In Myanmar, many people do not approach the formal justice system at all, so mediation at the community level is an important component of resolving disputes.” Dr. Kim N. B. Ninh shared some of the...

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  • 2016 Rule of Law Index discussion hosted by MyJustice Programme

    21 February 2017

    On February 20, 2017, MyJustice hosted a discussion on the 2016 Rule of Law Index, an important tool developed by the World Justice Project (WJP). The WJP is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law around the world. WJP Executive Director Juan Botero gave an introduction to the Rule of Law Index, which measures how the rule of law is experienced in practical, everyday situations in 113 countries and jurisdictions. Myanmar has been included in the Index...

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  • Strategic Planning Workshop for Yangon Justice Centre

    14 February 2017

    On January 28 and 29, 2017, MyJustice supported the Yangon Justice Centre and the University Legal Clinic to undertake a strategic planning workshop at the Novotel Yangon Max in Yangon as part of a longer term process of planning to strengthen the Centre’s effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability.
    U Kyaw Myint, the Project Director of the Yangon Justice Centre and the University Legal Clinic, delivered the opening remarks, and encouraged his team to reflect not only on their achievements...

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  • Over 20 CSOs Join our Partner Orientation Workshop to Kick-off 12 Community Justice Projects

    23 January 2017

    MyJustice hosted a grant orientation workshop for 12 CSO partners at the Novotel Yangon Max on 18 and 19 November 2017 in Yangon. The orientation ensured partners are familiar with MyJustice’s broader programme strategy, and focused on strategies for collaboration and learning between partners to contribute to the overall programme goals. Fifty-six participants from 12 CSO partner grants and 12 sub-grantees joined the two-day workshop.
    In the 18 November morning session, partners introduced...

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