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MNHRC: 2015 Annual Report

May 2nd, 2017  •  Author:   Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  2 minute read

This is the Annual Report of the activities of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) for 2015 produced in compliance with section 22 (L) of the Commission Law which was submitted to the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and to the speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 10 June 2016.

The Chairperson of the MNHRC appeared before the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 25-7-2016 to present the report. On 28-7-2016 the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw put on record the report of the Commission after deliberations by the members of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.

A report containing the response to the queries, comments and recommendations on the Annual Report made by the Parliamentarians were submitted by the Commission to the speaker of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 19-9-2016.

The Annual Report for 2015 contains the activities of the five divisions of the Commission namely, activities of the Human Rights Policy and Legal Division; activities of the Human Rights Promotion and Education Division; activities of the Human Rights Protection Division; activities of the International Relations Division; and the activities of the Administrative and Finance Division. Some salient features are mentioned in the foreword.

During 2015, the Commission continued to engage vigorously on promotional activities. It conducted human rights trainings in the seven regions of the country and in Nay Pyi Taw Council. Grass root level training workshops were conducted in 40 townships, participated by NGOs and CSOs. Workshops were also held in cooperation with the organizations concerned on the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and related resolutions. Capacity building workshops on Gender and Security for Senior Officials and a workshop on the National Inquiry for Disabled Persons were also held.

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