News in English

March 8, 2016


The celebration of the international women’s day in Myanmar was a grand opportunity to move the agenda on women in politics in Myanmar. X Photo: Former Danish MP, Fatma Øktem sharing her point of view in the panel discussion X Seminar on Womens representation in politics The seminar on women in politics organized by DIPD […]
March 8, 2016

Kvinder leverer overalt i verden (Danish)

English version to be published Photo: DIPD partners celebrating the 100 year anniversary for womens suffrage in Denmark on June 5th 2015 Siden DIPDs tilblivelse har fremme af kvinder i politik, været en hjørnesten i Instituttets arbejde og et bærende element i mange af DIPD samarbejder, navnlig i Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar og Malawi. I disse dage mødes DIPDs […]
February 1, 2016

Myanmar youth politicians meet Danish colleagues

Leading up to DIPDs Multiparty Youth Seminar in Yangon on 28-29 January 2016, young politicians met Danish colleagues to discuss challenges facing youth participation in Myanmar politics. With the recent elections in Myanmar the number of youth represented in national parliament and in regional and state parliaments have increased, but many challenges still remain regarding […]
November 26, 2015

NLD victory confirmed

The Union Election Commission has confirmed that Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy has won more than 75 percent of all contested seats in what was a historic and remarkably peaceful election in Myanmar. After reports of “unnamed election heroes that trekked through the mountains carrying ballot papers from remote areas in Kachin […]
November 12, 2015

Peaceful elections concluded in Myanmar

An impressively high voter turnout and what looks like a landslide victory for Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) are two of the main stories deriving from Sunday’s historic elections in Myanmar. On Sunday 8 November 2015, the people of Myanmar headed for the polling stations in what was the first free […]