Category: Democratic transitions

STEP Democracy supports local-level governance

STEP Democracy supports local-level governance

As Myanmar moves forward in its democratic transition, democratic principles are also beginning to find their roots at the local level. The EU-funded STEP Democracy programme is increasingly working with municipal ministries across the country to support the development of their democratic legal frameworks. Read More

STEP Democracy is back!

STEP Democracy is back!

The EU funded STEP Democracy programme began its second phase on August 1st 2018 and the team is excited for the opportunity to continue its support to Myanmar’s democratic transition over the next forty months. Read More

Getting ready for the 2020 general election

Getting ready for the 2020 general election

With Myanmars general election a little over two years away, now is the time for the Union Election Commission to analyse and review its existing processes, and suggest changes to the electoral management system. STEP Democracy partner International IDEA, is supporting a review of Myanmar’s Campaign Finance guidelines and Advance Voting regulations. Read More

၂ဝ၂ဝ ခုႏွစ္ အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအတြက္ ၾကိဳတင္ျပင္ဆင္ျခင္း

၂ဝ၂ဝ ခုႏွစ္ အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအတြက္ ၾကိဳတင္ျပင္ဆင္ျခင္း

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲက်င္းပျပီးစီးသည္မွာ ႏွစ္ႏွစ္ေက်ာ္လာျပီျဖစ္ရာ ျပည္ေထာင္စုေရြးေကာက္ပြဲေကာ္မရွင္အတြက္ လက္ရွိတည္ဆဲလုပ္ငန္းစဥ္မ်ားအေပၚ ျပန္လည္သံုးသပ္ရန္ႏွင့္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲစီမံခန္႔ခြဲသည့္စနစ္ကို ေျပာင္းလဲမွဳမ်ားျပဳလုပ္ရမည့္အခ်ိန္ကာလသို႔ေရာက္ရွိလာျပီျဖစ္သည္။ ေရွ႕သို႔ျမန္မာအစီအစဥ္၏လုပ္ေဆာင္သူမိတ္ဖက္ International IDEA သည္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ မဲဆြယ္လွဳပ္ရွားမွဳဆိုင္ရာ ဘ႑ာေရးလမ္းညြႊန္ခ်က္မ်ားႏွင့္ ၾကိဳတင္မဲေပးျခင္းစည္းမ်ဥ္းမ်ားအား ျပန္လည္သံုးသပ္ရန္ ပံ့ပိုးေပးလ်က္ရွိပါသည္။ Read More

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏စည္ပင္သာယာေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ (ေဒသႏၱရေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ) မ်ားအားျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲျခင္း

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏စည္ပင္သာယာေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ (ေဒသႏၱရေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ) မ်ားအားျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲျခင္း

ယံုၾကည္စိတ္ခ်ရျခင္း၊ ပြင့္လင္းျမင္သာမွဳရွိျခင္းႏွင့္ ဒီမိုကေရစီနည္းက်ျခင္းတို႔သည္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲမ်ား၏ အေျခခံစံႏွဳန္းမ်ားျဖစ္သည္။ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ ၂ဝ၁၅ ခုႏွစ္အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲႏွင့္ ၂ဝ၁၇ ခုႏွစ္ၾကားျဖတ္ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ တို႔အား ေအာင္ျမင္စြာက်င္းပျပီးသည့္ေနာက္ ေဒသႏၱရေရြးေကာက္ပြဲမ်ားက်င္းပႏိုင္ေရးအတြက္ ဦးတည္လ်က္ရွိသည္။ Read More

Reforming Municipal Elections in Myanmar

Reforming Municipal Elections in Myanmar

Being credible, transparent and democratic are the basic standards of elections. Myanmar successfully held general elections in 2015 and by-elections in 2017, and attention is now turning to elections for municipal representatives across the country. Read More