Activities

Project Activities

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Europe Day Celebrations in Nay Pyi Taw

2019-05-09 09:09:43

Europe Day Celebrations in Nay Pyi TawMyGovernance was pleased to support the EU Delegation to Myanmar in organising a reception in honour of Euro...

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Supporting Myanmar’s Nutrition Action Plan

2019-05-06 08:14:48

Supporting Myanmar’s Nutrition Action Plan Improving nutrition is crucial for public health and social development in Myanmar. In recognition o...

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Promoting Aid Transparency in the Health Sector

2019-05-03 06:14:24

Promoting Aid Transparency in the Health SectorOn 29 April 2019, Mr. Leigh Mitchell, Senior Adviser to the Union Ministry of Investment and Foreig...

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Education Policy Dialogue

2019-04-23 03:21:59

Education Policy DialogueMyGovernance supported the Education Policy Dialogue between the European Union and the Myanmar Ministry of Education hel...

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The new MyGovernance Office in Naypyitaw was officially inaugurated on 9 April 2019.

2019-04-11 10:54:39

The new MyGovernance Office in Naypyitaw was officially inaugurated on 9 April 2019. The spacious and representative new premises house the MyGovern...

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“Fourth Meeting of the MyGovernance Project Steering Committee”

2019-04-10 10:34:17

The Project Steering Committee (PSC) of MyGovernance met for its fourth meeting yesterday in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The PSC guides the project’s implem...

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My Governance Project

Institutional Strengthening and Policy Dialogue Support (ISPDS)


Project Objectives

Overall objective

To contribute to strengthening governance in support of Myanmar's democratic transition process and reform agenda.

Project Purpose:

To strengthen public institutions and non-state actors and develop capacities for policymaking, planning and implementation to respond to citizens' needs and contribute to general socio-economic development.


Project Components

Component 1: Improved institutional capacity for effective policy making, planning and implementation

Principal Activities

Strategies and tools for PAR: policy making cycle, capacity building for civil servants, decentralisation, inclusion of NSAs

  • Support institutional strengthening and policy development
  • Assist the design and implementation of PAR programmes
  • Assist the design and implementation of demand-driven PAR activities at union and regional level
  • Support to central civil service training institutions
  • Design and delivery of training on PAR-related issues and study visits

Key Outcomes

  • Enhanced Public Administration Reform dialogue through studies and on-demand analytical work, and the organisation of events leading to strengthening of the effectiveness of the public administration
  • Decentralisation process and strengthened local governance system
  • Regular European and regional policy dialogues are developed
  • Development cooperation among Myanmar's government and non-state actors, improved
  • Institutional capacities, efficiency, accountability and responsiveness of public administrations/public sector organisations towards citizens improved

Component 2: Sector Reform Support

Principal Activities

Application of strategies and tools to line ministries (agriculture, education), master plans, organisational reform, link to budget functions

  • Advise on policy implementation
  • Draft monitoring and evaluation guidelines
  • Contribute to the implementation of policy and planning
  • Organise training, seminars, workshops and study visits

Key Outcomes

  • Building on the foundations of Component 1 and with emphasis on sector reforms, prioritised in the Multi-annual Indicative Programme 2014-2020.
  • Activities related to improvement of service delivery of some selected line ministries
  • Supporting relevant departments and bodies in implementing national plans and policies
  • Providing technical assistance at national and state/regional level in capacity development and human resources management
  • Support for capacity development to enforce policies strengthened
  • Staff performance (senior level managers and employees) in line ministries developed

Component 3: Enhancing the responsiveness of EU interventions and communications in Myanmar

Principal Activities

Strengthen EU visibility, PR, better alignment with GoUM priorities, visibility materials, media scanning, knowledge sharing, dialogue

  • Communication strategy, media and communication materials to support wider dissemination of EU interventions.
  • Produce videos/photos about EU cooperation programmes
  • Produce professional photographs on EU-financed projects and a video on gender issues
  • Workshop for journalists on EU development cooperation
  • Preparation of press kit and dissemination materials.

Key Outcomes

  • Sustainable EU-Myanmar dialogue mechanisms are in place at different levels.
  • Media and communication materials are produced to support wider building of the foundations of Component 1 and with emphasis on sector reforms and dissemination of countrywide interventions and support by the EUD.
  • Photo videos and galleries are established.
  • Videos on specific issues, i.e. gender, the Peace Process (relevant to EUD- financed projects) produced.
  • People of Myanmar, civil servants, civic society, international donor organisations are more aware of EU support and initiatives in different social, political and administrative development areas in Myanmar.

Component 4: Crosscutting activities in the area of Peace Building

Principal Activities

Implementation of EU 2014 Peace Support Actions, dialogue, coordination

  • Comparative research on the impacts of peace-related projects supported by the EU in selected areas
  • Peace building needs assessment, national political dialogue, ceasefire monitoring, support to the MPC and the national peace process
  • Facilitate organisation of seminars, conferences and study visits related to peace-building initiatives and confidence-building processes

Key Outcomes

  • Institutional capacity improvement for effective policymaking, planning, implementation and service delivery at Union and sub-national level, taking into account the specific context and needs of the peace process.
  • Sound political dialogues at all levels, i.e. Union and sub-national levels, and the role and visibility of the EU as a key partner increased
  • Improvement in the coordination process between all stakeholders in the peace process to improve policy making, planning, implementation and service delivery at all levels in Myanmar.