Training Workshop for MNHRC staff on Human Rights

The Training Workshop for Myanmar National Human Rights staff on Human Rights and the Roles and functions of NHRIs jointly cooperated by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and financed by Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), commenced today, the 23rd of April 2014 with an opening ceremony that was attended by the Chairman and members of MNHRC and the participants. The Chairman of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission U Win Mra and Professor Brian Burdekin AO, visiting Professor at RWI, spoke on the occasion.

The Workshop will be held up to the 2nd of May 2014 and is attended by (27) Senior and Junior Staff member of the Commission’s office.

MNHRC delegation attends 1st : TWG meeting of SEANF for 2014

      SEANF held its 1st: Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting for 2014 in Bali Indonesia from the 3rd to 4th of April 2014. The meeting was chaired by KOMNAS HAM who is also currently the chair of SEANF. All member countries of SEANF sent representatives to the meeting and Myanmar National Human Rights Commission was represented by Commission Members U Khin Maung Lay and U Khwa Htiyo.

      The TWG meeting followed up on the progress of decision taken in the TWG meeting held in Dili, Timor Laste in 2013.

      The Agenda for the SEANF annual meeting was also discussed. The TWG meeting came to a close after having decided that the 2nd TWG meeting will be held on the 14th : and 15th : of August 2014.