MCRB has been working with civil society organisations, business and government to raise awareness of digital rights issues in Myanmar and relevant regulation and business practice. With Phandeeyar, MIDO, Engage Media and Free Expression Myanmar, we have co-hosted three Digital Rights Forums in 2016, 2018 and 2019. The fourth Digital Rights Forum is taking place in Yangon on 28/29 February 2020.
Third Myanmar Digital Rights Forum Ends With Call for Better Regulated, Freer, Safer Online Space, Emphasises Need For Consultation
The third Myanmar Digital Rights Forum concluded on 19 January in Yangon with a call for new policy and regulation that would safeguard digital rights in Myanmar, and a fully consultative process to achieve this.
The third Myanmar Digital Rights Forum began today in Yangon, bringing together 240 participants from across the world with an interest or expertise in freedom of expression, privacy and access to information.
On 18 January, over 130 participants attended the second digital rights forum in Yangon hosted and co-organised by Phandeeyar together with MIDO, Engage-Media and MCRB, with support from the Government of Sweden.
On 14/15 December, MCRB co-organised Myanmar’s first Digital Rights Forum together with Phandeeyar: Myanmar Innovation Lab, Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO), and Engage Media with the support of The Embassy of Sweden.