Myanmar and Governance
Nay Pyi Taw
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- The BLDS governance collection
Search for the latest governance-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Can economic reform open a peaceful path to ending Burma’s isolation?
- L. Rieffel; R. Gilpin / United States Institute of Peace, 2010
- Myanmar: considering the election process
- T. Kudo 2010
- The Myanmar military government plans to hold elections in 2010, the second national elections under their regime. This paper considers the prospects of a fair and democratic process in the country and explores whether elections could...
- Improving security and justice through security sector reform
- N. Bagayoko-Penone / Eldis Gateway to Development and Environment Information, 2010
- Since the late 1990s, security sector reform (SSR) has emerged as a principal activity for promoting peace and stability, and a priority for donors in post-conflict countries. This issue of insights explores the concept of SSR as a co...
- the indivisibility and universality of human rights
- P. P. Popovic (ed); O. V. Vieira (ed) / Sur - International Journal on Human Rights, 2008
- This issue of the Sur Journal on International Human Rights presents a number of papers which critically revisit two issues initially raised 60 years ago by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: the indivisibility and the univers...
- The global production and consumption of illicit drugs is shrinking
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2009
- This annual report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) analyses market trends, and compiles detailed statistics on illicit drug markets for cocaine, cannabis, amphetamines, and opiates among others. The re...
- Pro-poor strategies for financing and delivering health services in mixed health systems
- D Donika; S Sealy; S Bergkvist / Results for Development Institute, 2009
- In their efforts to improve health systems, developing countries face the challenge of integrating traditional government health resources with a large and growing private health sector, where many poor people seek care. In these &ldq...
- Can regime change be encouraged by an inclusive approach to Burma?
- P. Clapp / United States Institute of Peace, 2007
- Argues that the poor state of the economy, authoritarian control, limited education opportunities in political and social science and onerous restrictions on civil society and public organisations make it harder to establish and maint...
- Exploitation of young migrant workers in Thailand
- E. Pearson; S. Punpuing; A. Jampaklay / Human Trafficking, 2006
- Thailand has emerged as the number one destination in cross-border trafficking of children and women. Many children and young women from Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao PDR migrate to Thailand in search of better life. Often their journey l...
- How can effective, transparent and accountable aid be delivered to Burma?
- E. Stover; V. Suwanvanichkij; A. Moss / Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, 2007
- This document sheds light on the factors that have contributed to Burma’s health situation and the spread of infectious diseases in Burma, and across its borders. It also explores options for the delivery of international aid to...
- A report on environmental and human rights abuses in Burma
- C. McCoy / EarthRights International, 2007
- This report addresses the environmental and human rights situation faced by villagers and migrant workers in Shwegyin township of Nyaunglebin District, Pegu Division, Burma. Specifically, it examines the area around the Shwegyin and M...