On October 29, MILI and five other DPOs held an in-person meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief, and Resettlement (MoSWRR) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The meeting discussed several points, including ways to engage relevant stakeholders in the implementation of the Masterplan in Myanmar…

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On October 23, MILI hosted an advocacy workshop for 19 participants from the 18 DPOs that had attended the policy platform workshop, including four women. During the workshop, MILI presented its legal framework analysis on the harmonization of the 2008 Myanmar Constitution with the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons…

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On October 22, MILI conducted its policy platform workshop, which was attended by 20 participants from 18 disabled people’s organizations (DPOs) in Myanmar, including five women. The workshop was led by MILI staff who had participated in the policy platform training on October 17. The workshop yielded five priority advocacy areas: education, employment, access to justice, elections…

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  • On October 17, IFES Inclusion Specialist Rebecca Aaberg led a policy platform training for General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) local partner, the Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI), and their staff in Yangon, Myanmar. Fourteen MILI staff participated in the training, eight of which were women. The training increased participants’ knowledge and…

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