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The Centre for Development and Ethnic Studies (CDES) is an independent think tank and study centre founded in 2012 to generate ideas on democracy, human rights and federalism as an effective vehicle for “Peace and...

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As human beings, we have to do the right thing and we have to try to contribute something to our humanity, serve other people as much as we can.

Dr. Lian H. Sakhong

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The Public’s Knowledge Findings Report

About The Report This report is based on findings over two years survey, activities and experiences of  Centre for Development and Ethnic Studies (CDES) in all states and regions, carried out from November 2018 – March 2020. The primary aim of this research is to understand the level of civilians’ knowledge and awareness on basic principles of democracy, characteristics of federalism, decentralization, self-determination, gender justice, secular state and the peace process in Myanmar. The facts and datas are collected from self-expressed paper based survey during trainings events. Events were conducted in 12 States/Regions and Nay Pyi Taw of Myanmar. [No respondents from Yangon Region and Rakhine States] Respondents are leaders from civil society organizations, political parties, youth networks, women unions, university students, person with disablities (PWDs) groups and independent activists. The number of respondents for structured questionnaires employed...

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အစိုးရအေနနဲ႔ မ်က္ေျခအပ်က္မခံသင့္တဲ့ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္

  • May 18,2020

လတ်တလောမှာ တစ်ကမ္ဘာလုံးက COVID-19 နဲ့ လုံးပန်းနေကြရတယ်။ ဒီကပ်ရောဂါက လူမျိုး၊ ဘာသာ၊ အသားအရောင်၊ လူကြီးလူငယ်၊ ဆင်းရဲချမ်းသာ၊ လိင်ကွဲပြားမှု ဆိုတဲ့ လူ့အကန့်၊ လူ့စံနှုန်းတွေကို ဂရုမထားဘူး။ ဥတုရာသီနဲ့ ပထဝီနယ်နိမိတ်လည်း မရွေးဘူး။ လူသတ္တဝါတွေနေတဲ့...

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