Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB)
Joint Statement on Mobile Internet Shutdown in Myanmar Myanmar’s Legal Framework For Cybersecurity Needs To Be Built To International Standards Statement by Concerned Businesses Operating in Myanmar

Joint Statement on Mobile Internet Shutdown in Myanmar

The Global Network Initiative and the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business have issued a Joint Statement to mark nearly two months of mobile internet disruptions and internet restrictions in Myanmar.

Myanmar’s Legal Framework For Cybersecurity Needs To Be Built To International Standards

On 15 February 2021, the State Administration Council (SAC) adopted an amendment to the 2004 Electronic Transactions Law (as amended 2014) which added an aim of ‘protecting personal data’ to the existing law.

Statement by Concerned Businesses Operating in Myanmar

MCRB has facilitated this statement to which the companies whose names are listed have aligned.

About MCRB

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business is an initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout Myanmar. The Centre is a joint initiative of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR).

Based in Yangon, it aims to provide a trusted, impartial forum for dialogue, seminars, and briefings to relevant parties as well as access to international expertise and tools.

The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which were unanimously endorsed in June 2011 by the UN Human Rights Council, are key to the Centre’s mission and activities.

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Founders

The Institute for Human Rights and Business

IHRB is a global centre of excellence and expertise on the relationship between business and internationally proclaimed human rights standards.

 
The Danish Institute for Human Rights

DIHR endeavours to strengthen the collection, development and communication of knowledge about human rights in Denmark and Europe, and internationally.

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