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March 7, 2017

Women lining up for democracy

In anticipation of the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, the political parties participating in the multiparty dialogue in Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, expressed firm determination to bring more women to the forefront to take political responsibilities. Maran Ja Seng Hkawn, MP from Kachin Myanmar (KDSP), is eager to share experiences with […]
February 10, 2017

Managing Myanmar’s natural resources

Beginning 31 Januar, DIPD and the Natural Resource Governance Institute co-sponsored a two-day dialogue on federalism and natural resource management. Here 21 political parties from Mandalay region and Shan State convened to share views and policy options. With the resumption of dialogue on the peace process, political parties are responsible for contributing to the development […]
February 10, 2017

Including women in Myanmar’s peace process

On 2-3 February, DIPD and UNWomen held a two-day forum on women in Myanmar’s peace process. The forum saw representatives from 12 parties convene to increase awareness on issues facing women in conflict situations and to enhance women’s inclusion in the ongoing peace process. Myanmar’s efforts toward peace, despite some setbacks, remain a beacon of […]
February 7, 2017

Internship position: Democratic development in Myanmar

Job title: Intern; Youth in Politics & Monitoring Job function: Internship Location: Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Period: The fall semester of 2017 Are you interested in international development, the development of democratic political cultures in transitioning countries, and the engagement of youth in particular? Then this internship at the Danish Institute for Parties and […]
January 25, 2017

DPNS and SNLD join forces to develop peace policy

As part of the Danish Social Democratic Party’s (SDP) partnership with the regional network SocDem Asia, a three day seminar and workshop session on policy-making was held in Yangon, Myanmar, from January 18-20, 2017. This article is written by Iben Merrild, International Consultant at the Danish Social Democratic Party, as a report on their ongoing […]