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June 6, 2017

Available for Downloads: 2016 Annual Report on the Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme

The 2016 annual report on the Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme is now available online. Download the report to learn more about DIPD’s work on multiparty dialogue, women and youth in politics as well as the role of political parties and media in raising the public voice in Myanmar. 2016 was a remarkable year in Myanmar’s democratic development, […]
May 18, 2017

Policy Advocacy and Budget Monitoring in Myanmar

The Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme (MMDP) conducted a two days capacity building session on “Policy Advocacy and Budget Monitoring’ for the political party youth in Kachin State on 3-4 May. The event supported political party youth to understand how to advocate on Myanmar’s National Youth Policy, raising awareness on budget processes at regional and state […]
May 18, 2017

Reporting on Peace and Conflict in Kachin

Is there press freedom under the new government? Are the media and political parties able to channel the voices of citizens living in conflict situations? These questions are very crucial for the media and parties wrestling with such challenges in Myanmar today. To understand these questions, and to promote dialogue between parties and the media […]
May 16, 2017

Innovations and Inspiration in Party Building

Two political party pioneers in party building visited DIPD and the Myanmar political parties for frank and inspiring talks on party building with an innovative approach. With the conclusion of the April by elections in Myanmar, political parties now have a three-year window before the next general elections. During this period, political parties will have […]
April 11, 2017

DIPD’s Work on Youth in Politics Is Rated as Promising Practice

In an independent review of more than 76 global programmes in support of youth, DIPD’s engagement in promoting youth in politics is considered promising practice that can inspire both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and other organisations. The Danish MFA undertook the review to inform the MFA on how to optimize and operationalise Denmark’s new […]