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About CDES

The Centre for Development and Ethnic Studies (CDES) is an independent think tank and study centre founded in 2012 to generate ideas on democracy, human rights and federalism as an effective vehicle for “Peace and...

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CDES' Activities

Upcoming Events

  • 25
  • Aug

Saturday School of Federalism (Batch-10)

at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM 3C5, Yankin Centre, Yankin Township.

Last day of SSF

  • 13
  • Sep

Myanmar Federalism Leadership Programme (2018)

at 1:00 PM - 12:00 PM Nay Pyi Taw

Myanmar Federalism Leadership Programme (2018)

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As human beings, we have to do the right thing and we have to try to contribute something to our humanity, serve other people as much as we can.

Dr. Lian H. Sakhong

Analysis Papers

The urgency to tackle difficult issues in Peace process

Myanmar peace process is not making a meaningful progress on substance as desired so far. There are various challenges and obstacles that constantly block the collective efforts to make significant progress that is essential to keep the momentum of peace process going strong in order to secure a lasting peace. The TIME has come for key leaders of the main stakeholders that are leading the formal peace process to take a bold decision to collectively tackle these challenges by addressing issues that are becoming a stumbling block in the political dialogue, and making necessary changes to streamline their existing negotiation structure where necessary. Without addressing the two issues highlighted, it would be difficult for the current political dialogue to produce a substantive outcome. When there is no meaningful progress on substantive issues, ethnic armed organizations that have not signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement...

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Other Papers

အတိုင္ပင္ခံပုဂၢိဳလ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ေျပာၾကားသည့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ အစိုးရ တာ၀န္ထမ္းေဆာင္မႈ (၂)ႏွစ္ျပည့္ မိန္႔ခြန္း။

  • April 1,2018

ျပည္ေထာင္စုျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသူႏိုင္ငံသားမ်ားရွင့္။ျပည္သူမ်ား၏ ေရြးခ်ယ္တင္ေျမွာက္မႈအရ၊ အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္အစိုးရ တာ၀န္ယူမႈ (၂) ႏွစ္ျပည့္ေျမာက္ၿပီျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

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ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းေရးညီလာခံ ၂၁ ရာစု ပင္လံု တတိယအစည္းအေဝး ရလဒ္ျဖစ္တဲ့  အခ်က္ ၁၄ ခ်က္ပါ ျပည္ေထာင္စုသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ရဲ႕ အစိတ္အပိုင္း ၂ ကို ဒီေန႔ ျပည္ေထာင္စုလႊတ္ေတာ္မွာ အတည္ျပဳလုိက္ပါတယ္။

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‘‘ဒီခြဲမထြက္ေရးဆိုတာက အေျခခံမူမဟုတ္ဘူး။ ႏိုင္ငံေရးသဘာတူညီခ်က္ျဖစ္တယ္။ ေနာက္တစ္ခုက ႏိုင္ငံေရးကတိက၀တ္အျဖစ္ ဒါက သီးသန္႔ေဆြးေႏြးၿပီးေတာ့...

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