TBC has been working with the displaced and conflict-affected people of southeastern Myanmar for almost forty years to address humanitarian needs and protection concerns of people impacted by fighting and recurrent displacement and to support rights-based and community-led approaches to peace and development.
This document outlines the current context and TBC’s primary ambitions and commitments for 2023 – 2025. It details the four strategic directions that will guide programming in Thailand and southeastern Myanmar. It was developed in close consultation with the TBC board, members, staff , partners and other stakeholders.
TBC envisions a future where displaced communities can realise human rights and embrace diversity to live in safety and with dignity
TBC is an alliance of civil society organisations working together with displaced and conflict-affected people of southeastern Myanmar to address humanitarian needs and to support rights-based and community driven approaches in pursuit of justice, peace and development.
DIGNITY AND RESPECT
JUSTICE AND EQUITY
TRUST AND INTEGRITY
MEANINGFUL PARTICIPATION AND LEADERSHIP
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS (2023-25)
1. PRIORITISE THE HUMANITARIAN IMPERATIVE:
Address the humanitarian needs of displaced and conflict-affected communities, with a focus on especially vulnerable people. Provide equitable access for displaced communities to food, shelter and non-food items.
2. REINFORCE RESILIENCE AND RECOVERY:
Mitigate the longer-term impact of displacement on food security and nutrition. Enhance nutrition, environmental hygiene, climate-smart agriculture, small businesses and access to employment for displaced and conflict-affected communities.
3. PROMOTE PROTECTION AND SAFER FUTURES:
Reduce the exposure of displaced and conflict-affected communities to harm and mobilise safe and dignified pathways. Defend human rights including access to human security in Myanmar, temporary shelter and work in Thailand and resettlement to third countries.
4. STRENGTHEN LOCAL GOVERNANCE:
Diversify representation and enhance accountability in the ownership and oversight of programs and services. Responsibly and transparently manage change in collaboration with refugee and civil society partners, local authorities, donors and other stakeholders.
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