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Publications

Housing, Land and Properties Right Assessment

Imagine: you live in a wooden house with basic utilities and you depend on your nearby farmland for the livelihood of your family.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution/ Collaborative Dispute Resolution to resolve land disputes

Land disputes are often a political and social minefield. When it comes to land rights, even the smallest disagreement can raise tensions for farmers, families, communities, governments and ethnic armed organisations.
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Customary Land Dispute Resolution Report

In Myanmar, we're learning more about how village leaders solve land disputes in the traditional way to help inform policy makers on the best ways forward to ensure protection of displaced people.
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Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law

On September 11, 2018 parliament passed an amendment to the Vacant, Fallow and Virgin (VFV) Land Management Law.
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IBJ Myanmar Criminal Defense Practice Manual

MyJustice partner International Bridges to Justice has published the Myanmar Criminal Defense Practice Manual, which provides practical analysis and advice for criminal defense lawyers in Myanmar to provide a robust defense on behalf of their clients.
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Judicial strategic plan (2018-2022)

The Supreme Court of the Union of Myanmar published its Five-Year Judicial Strategic Plan (2018-2022) in both Myanmar and English Languages and this is the second strategic plan for the Myanmar Judiciary.
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USAID Legal Aid Toolkit for Myanmar

The Government of Myanmar recently enacted a Legal Aid Law, commnities and individuals are learning about the availability of legal aid, and legal aid providers are perfecting the skills needed to serve their clients.
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World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index

This 2016 report combines expert interviews with national surveys to measure 44 indicators related to rule of law in 113 countries and territories.
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UAGO Moving Forward the Rule of Law: Strategic Plan 2015 – 2019

The Myanmar Union Attorney General’s Office published its first five year strategic plan in January 2016, available in English and Myanmar language.
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Introduction to Social Research Methods by Inya Institute

The first edition of Inya Institute’s manual provides a comprehensive introduction to social science research for Myanmar audiences.
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UNDP The State of Local Governance: Trends in Myanmar

This July 2015 report by UNDP combines 5,400 citizen report card responses, community scorecard dialogues at the village level, and key informant interviews to map the state of local governance in Myanmar, as well as public opinion on a range of topics.
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Asia Barometer Survey: Myanmar’s Political Aspirations and Perceptions

This August 2015 report collects responses from over 1,600 Myanmar people on economic conditions, social capital and trust, globalization, and a range of political and governance topics.
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Ethnic Armed Actors and Justice Provision in Myanmar

Research into some of Myanmar’s most prominent Ethnic Armed Organisations and state-backed paramilitary organisations illuminates the various rule of law dynamics in their areas of influence.
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