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  1. Library Resource
    Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Training Resources & Tools
    July, 2019
    Myanmar, Global

    This manual is intended to be a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs.

    It shows how paralegals equip people to know law, use law, and shape law. It closes with a chapter on how organizations can best support the work of paralegals, including recruitment, payment, and training. 

  2. Library Resource

    A study on land dynamics in the periphery of Hakha

    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Myanmar

    The research provides a holistic overview of the key changes that affected Northern Chin society from pre-colonial times up to now in villages close to Hakha town where State penetration was stronger than in more remote

    areas. The study sheds light on the overlapping and evolving statutory and customary land systems and on the issues faced by contemporary Chin communities as they seek to govern land and natural resources.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2016
    Myanmar

    This paper on ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Business in Myanmar’ is part of a Briefing
    Paper series from the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB). Indigenous
    peoples are present throughout the country, particularly in conflict‐affected areas. The
    briefing sets out the local and international context for indigenous peoples, including a short
    analysis of applicable international standards and domestic laws. It also describes the
    current policy, legal and political economy landscape concerning indigenous peoples in

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2004
    Myanmar

    The report, Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Thai Policy toward Burmese Refugees, documents Thailand’s repression of refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers from Burma. "The Thai government is arresting and intimidating Burmese political activists living in Bangkok and along the Thai-Burmese border, harassing Burmese human rights and humanitarian groups, and deporting Burmese refugees, asylum seekers and others with a genuine fear of persecution in Burma..."

    1. Introduction...

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2011
    Myanmar

    Preliminary: 1. Objectives... 2. Nature and scope..... General matters: 3. Guiding principles of responsible tenure governance... 3A General principles... 3B Principles of implementation... 4. Rights and responsibilities related to tenure... 5. Policy, legal and organizational frameworks related to tenure... 6. Delivery of services..... Legal recognition and allocation of tenure rights and duties: 7. Safeguards... 8. Public land, fisheries and forests... 9. Indigenous peoples and other communities with customary tenure systems... 10. Informal tenure.....

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Myanmar

    At night the Shweli has always sung sweet songs for us.
    But now the nights are silent and the singing has stopped.
    We are lonely and wondering what has happened to our
    Shweli?" ... "Exclusive photos and testimonies from a remote village near the China-Burma border uncover how Chinese dam builders are using Burma Army troops to secure Chinese investments. Under the Boot, a new report by Palaung researchers, details the implementation of the Shweli Dam project, China's first Build-Operate-Transfer hydropower deal with Burma's junta.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    March, 2012
    Myanmar

    Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Managemen

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