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. UNDP published an in-depth report for each State/Region, available here.
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. The survey is conducted on a four year cycle, providing important snapshots of Myanmar public opinion through time.
This October 2016 policy brief from The Asia Foundation sheds new light on justice provision by ethnic armed actors. 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.
This guide is an excellent hands-on resource for starting or improving a paralegal program. It includes case studies from Cambodia, the Philippines, and around the world and is available in English and Myanmar. For more information, see Namati’s comprehensive web-based guide and their Myanmar Facebook page.
This short February 2016 guide from The Asia Foundation considers how policy institutes can effectively support the policy making process in Myanmar. It suggests that as policy institutes grow and strengthen, they can assist political leaders by providing better data and analysis to improve how policies are formulated.
This June 2017 report from Justice Base details observers’ findings from 205 criminal and civil hearings in 36 of Yangon’s 50 courts. The report concludes that increasing public access to courts is a necessary condition for restoring public trust and a key to broader judicial system reform.
This March 2017 policy brief shares findings from recent research by the EverJust project, which is a collaboration between EMReF, Yangon University, the Danish Institute for International Studies, and Aarhus University.
This 2014 survey report by The Asia Foundation (TAF) provides a broad sense of public knowledge and opinion across Myanmar from over 3,000 participants in all 14 States and Regions. The survey covers topics like knowledge of government, political participation and understanding, identity, gender, the peace process, public outlook, and sources of information.