MCRB and its partners in the Myanmar Digital Rights Forum including Free Expression Myanmar (FEM), Myanmar ICT Development Organization (MIDO) and Phandeeyar, together with local and international organizations on 21 June issued a joint statement...
In the newly launched Doing Good Index 2020 Report, Myanmar has moved up from ‘Not Doing Enough’ in 2018 to ‘Doing OK’ by improving registration and oversight efficiency for not-for-profits.
On 13 June, MCRB sponsored local youth environmental campaigners Air Quality Yangon to hold a Burmese-language webinar on the causes and consequences of poor air quality in Yangon.
On 24 May, Vicky Bowman, MCRB Director, gave a presentation to a webinar hosted for around 60 participants by the Myanmar Environmental Assessment Association (MEAA) in which she explained the multiple meanings and understanding of ‘CSR’...
On 22 May, Hnin Wut Yee and Myint Naing Kyaw of MCRB participated in a webinar on Disability Inclusion in Crisis Response organised by the Myanmar Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE).
On 21 May, MCRB hosted an online multistakeholder meeting to discuss how the 2013 Telecommunications law, and in particular Article 77, could be reformed through collective, multi-stakeholder action.
This guide will help employers in Myanmar avoid discrimination and navigate complex issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) – and their Myanmar vocabulary – to build an inclusive workplace.
Vicky Bowman and Thompson Chau have an Op-Ed in Frontier Magazine today to celebrate World Media Freedom Day.
On 28 April, Vicky Bowman, Director of MCRB, and Matthew Baird, MCRB Honorary Research Fellow, were speakers, together with Kirt Page, at the first ever online get together by the Green Drinks Yangon Facebook group.
On 2 April, a coalition of organisations active in promoting digital rights and freedom of expression issued a statement on the recent website-blocking directives from government to telecoms operators.
Vicky Bowman (MCRB Director) and Nicolas Delange (Managing Director, Yever) presented at a Breakfast Talk in the Learning Series of the Myanmar Institute of Directors.
MCRB, in partnership with Green Future, a local civil society organisation (CSO), held a two day training session on Responsible Business and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) in Yenangyaung on 10-11 February...
The Fourth Myanmar Digital Rights Forum took place on 28/29 February 2020 at Rose Garden Hotel, Yangon attended by over 350 participants.
The 9th edition of the annual publication ‘Human Rights Education in Asia-Pacific’ published by the Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center of Human Rights Osaka includes an article by Vicky Bowman, MCRB Director, and Donna Guest, Senior Adviser.
On 15 February, MCRB, together with AAR Japan, and Japan Heart, held an orientation discussion based on MCRB/AAR Japan’s policy options paper (EN and MM) at Rose Garden Hotel...
Vicky Bowman, Director of MCRB and Thompson Chau, Myanmar-based business journalist and Director of the Board of the Myanmar-Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and Industry, addressed an event hosted by the Hong Kong Chamber.
On 3 February, MCRB and Yever co-hosted a workshop for companies to explain the methodology and process for the 2020 Pwint Thit Sa report, and answer initial questions.
MCRB has sent a letter to DICA, the Myanmar Companies Registry, in response to their request for comments on disclosure of company information.
MCRB and AAR Japan have prepared a Policy Options paper with suggestions on how to give effect to Chapter 10 (Employment) of the 2015 Law concerning the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The First International Conference on Enviroment and Sustainable Development was held by Myanmar Environment Assessment Association on 8-9 January 2020 in Sule Shangri-la Hotel.