The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission recently launched three translations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (UDHR) in the Myanmar minority languages of Shan, Mon and Kachin. This effort was supported by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
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The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a national inquiry training in Yangon for the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission. The training is part of the Institute’s Myanmar programme to strengthen the human rights knowledge capacities of the commission.
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RWI’s main partner in our work in Myanmar is the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC), which was established by a presidential decree in 2011.
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That’s ‘hello’ in Burmese!
I’ve been here in Yangon for the past four months and even though the Raoul Wallenberg Institute does not have an office set up here as such, I sit twice a week at the office … Continue reading » ““I Sit Twice a Week at the Office of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission”” Continue readingMore Tag
Assistant librarian Saw Harrison (left) and IT-administrator Yet Htet Ko (right) from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) received their new library catalogue at the ongoing RWI conference for human rights librarians in Bangkok.
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At the end of 2012, Raoul Wallenberg Institute signed a four year capacity development project with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency focusing on developing the capacity of the newly established Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (‘MNHRC’). The first activity … Continue reading » “Training workshop on Business and Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag