This 2-year project is implemented in cooperation with the CEELI Institute. The main goal is to improve democratic standards and the rule of law in Burma/Myanmar. It seeks to empower and train independent lawyers in Burma/Myanmar who provide pro bono support and to increase the awareness of Burmese people about the legal system. It also
Burma Center Prague provided services to facilitate the stay of 5 Members of Parliament to the Czech Republic during September 2017. The guests visited Czech representatives of the administration, NGOs and local Burmese.
Selected essays and speeches of the late Czech president Václav Havel have been translated into Burmese. The book was presented to the public with the attendance of the President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw and the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
After the general elections and the release of the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest in 2010, Burma/Myanmar embarked on numerous political and economic reforms. These reforms, although hindered by numerous reports of continued human rights violations, open up space for direct support of actors inside the country. There is an urgent