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September 4, 2017

Youth Day Celebration in Myanmar: Enhancing the Participation of Political Party Youth in the Peace Process

“Youth Building Peace” was the theme of the 2017 International Youth Day. The Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme conducted a two-day workshop in relation to the theme, in order to enhance the role of the political youth as civic actors in the peace process. During the period of the NLD Government the peace process has been one […]
August 29, 2017

Youth day celebrations in Myanmar

On August 11-12 the International Youth Day was celebrated in Yangon, Myanmar. DIPD in Myanmar had invited representatives from the political youth across the country, and the day was celebrated with presentations, workshops and discussions. The theme was Youth Building Peace. The atmosphere, the engagement and the will to find solutions on how to make […]
August 9, 2017

DIPD supports UPDJC Political Party Group Dialogue

During a three-day meeting at the end of July, DIPD has supported the political parties of Myanmar in developing consensus-based policy proposals to the country’s peace process. The three-day meeting was held in preparation to the third meeting of Myanmar’s 21st Century Panglong Conference, which will be held later in 2017. Myanmar’s Union Peace Conference, […]
August 7, 2017

DIPD celebrates the 5th Anniversary of its Myanmar Programme

The year 2017 is a special year for DIPD’s programme in Myanmar. This year we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the establishment of DIPD Myanmar – the Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme. On 26 May 2012, the DIPD board formally approved its engagement in Myanmar and over the past five years, the programme has blossomed into […]
July 12, 2017

Combating Gender Based Violence in Myanmar

How can women in political parties in Myanmar support the campaign to end gender based violence? While Myanmar is a signatory to The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) since 1997 and adopted the National Strategic Plan for Women Advancement (2013-2022) combat violence against women, there are no specific […]