ICNL’s resources and information on Myanmar.


ICNL provided assistance to local civil society partners and parliamentarians in improving the draft Association Registration Law, which was enacted in 2014. Subsequently, ICNL helped facilitate constructive dialogue between government and CSOs on the implementation of the 2014 Law. In 2018, ICNL provided assistance to partners in Myanmar in pushing back against a restrictive draft Law on International NGOs.

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Civic Freedom Monitor

Myanmar (Burma)

Last updated: 24 May 2020

On May 23, 2020, a Myanmar news editor was imprisoned for two years after his agency reported a coronavirus d [...]

Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index

The index, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development for twenty years, documents the development of civil society in seventy-one countries around the world, including Myanmar (Burma). ICNL and FHI 360 work with local partners to produce the index annually.



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