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  • Strategic Planning Workshop for Yangon Justice Centre

    14 February 2017

    On January 28 and 29, 2017, MyJustice supported the Yangon Justice Centre and the University Legal Clinic to undertake a strategic planning workshop at the Novotel Yangon Max in Yangon as part of a longer term process of planning to strengthen the Centre’s effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability.
    U Kyaw Myint, the Project Director of the Yangon Justice Centre and the University Legal Clinic, delivered the opening remarks, and encouraged his team to reflect not only on their achievements...

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  • Over 20 CSOs Join our Partner Orientation Workshop to Kick-off 12 Community Justice Projects

    23 January 2017

    MyJustice hosted a grant orientation workshop for 12 CSO partners at the Novotel Yangon Max on 18 and 19 November 2017 in Yangon. The orientation ensured partners are familiar with MyJustice’s broader programme strategy, and focused on strategies for collaboration and learning between partners to contribute to the overall programme goals. Fifty-six participants from 12 CSO partner grants and 12 sub-grantees joined the two-day workshop.
    In the 18 November morning session, partners introduced...

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  • Call for Proposals: Justice Centre Expansion Grant

    13 January 2017

    MyJustice seeks a partner organisation to establish new justice centres in four additional states and regions in Myanmar to complement MyJustice current support to the Yangon and Mawlamyaing Justice Centres. The centres provide legal advice, assistance and representation in civil and criminal matters for the poor and vulnerable, and help raise people’s understanding of their legal rights and obligations, including through collaborations and linkages with community-based paralegals and other...

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  • New research report explores local access to justice

    22 December 2016

    When asked about the purpose of justice, community members routinely said it was ‘to make big cases small and small cases disappear’.
    This captures a common reality of local experiences of justice in Myanmar: that disputes or injustices are not reported, are downplayed or are resolved at the lowest level possible, often at the expense of wider substantive justice.
    MyJustice recently conducted research to examine peoples’ experience of localised justice in Myanmar. The research report documents...

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