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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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Upcoming Events

  • 27
  • Oct

Saturday School of Federalism (Batch 11)

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 3C5, Yankin Center, Yankin Township

The first day of Saturday School of Federalism (Batch 11).

  • 3
  • Nov

Saturday School of Federalism (Batch 11)

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 3C5, Yankin Center, Yankin Township

The second day of Saturday School of Federalism (Batch 11).

  • 7
  • Nov

Workshop on Federalism and Peace

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bago Region

Workshop on Federalism and Peace in Taungoo, Bago Region.

  • 10
  • Nov

Peace Forum

at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bago Region

Public Peace Forum in Taungoo, Bago Region.

  • 11
  • Nov

Think Tank Initiative Exchange 2018

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thailand

CDES Staffs will attend Think Tank Initiative Exchange 2018.

  • 10
  • Nov

Saturday School of Federalism (Batch 11)

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 3C5, Yankin Center, Yankin Township

The third day of Saturday School of Federalism (Batch-11).

  • 17
  • Nov

Peace Forum

at 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Inya Lake Hotel

Public Peace Forum will conduct in Yangon.

  • 17
  • Nov

Saturday School of Federalism (Batch 11)

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 3C5, Yankin Center, Yankin Township

The last day of SSF (Batch-11).

  • 28
  • Nov

Workshop on Federalism and Peace

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mon State

Workshop on Federalism and Peace in Thanbyuzayet, Mon State.

  • 1
  • Dec

Peace Forum

at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mon State

Public Peace forum in Thanbyuzayet, Mon State.

  • 12
  • Dec

Workshop on Federalism and Peace

at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mandalay Region.

Workshop on Federalism and Peace in Meikhtila, Mandalay Region.

  • 15
  • Dec

Peace Forum

at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mandalay Region.

Public Peace Forum in Meikhtila, Mandalay Region.

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Dr. Lian H. Sakhong

Analysis Papers

Analysis on Thura U Shwe Mann talk and U Ye Thut Interview

On 7th September 2018, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) conducted an Academy Debate focusing on “From Military Rule to Democracy” in Myanmar. Thura U Shwe Mann (former General who was one of the top leaders during the former military government, and currently Chair of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw’s Legal Affairs and Special Issues Assessment Commission) was the speaker.  Thura U Shwe Mann has attempted to find way for a complete democratic transition in Myanmar. Just one week after his talk, the Radio Free Asia (RFA) also interviewed U Ye Htut (the former Minister for Information of Myanmar). During the interview, U Ye Htut gave some interesting comments on Thura U Shwe Mann’s talk. During the talk, Thura U Shwe Mann sincerely and publicly recognized “democracy” as the political system that would serve the people of Myanmar best. He also pointed out...

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Other Papers

ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး စာေစာင္ (အတြဲ - ၁၊ အမွတ္ - ၁။) [Burmese Version]

  • October 9,2018

ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေသာကမ႓ာအတြက္ခရစ္ေတာ္၏ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလမ္းစဥ္ျဖင့္ ဓမၼအမႈေတာ္ေဆာင္မ်ားပါဝင္ေရးေဒါက္တာလ်န္မႈန္းဆာေခါင္းဒီညီလာခံႀကီးမွာ က်ေနာ့္ကုိ ေဆြးေႏြးေျပာၾကားဖုိ႔ ေပးထားတဲ့ေခါင္းစဥ္ကေတာ့ “ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေသာကမ႓ာအတြက္ ခရစ္ေတာ္၏ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလမ္းစဥ္ျဖင့္ ဓမၼအမႈေဆာင္မ်ားပါဝင္ေရး” ဆုိတဲ့ေခါင္းစဥ္ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ဒီေခါင္းစဥ္ႀကီးထဲမွာ ခရစ္ေတာ္ရဲ႕ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလမ္းႏွင့္ ဓမၼအမႈေတာ္ေဆာင္မ်ား ပါဝင္ေရးဆိုၿပီး ႏွစ္ပုိင္းခြဲလုိ႔ရမယ္ထင္ပါတယ္။ ဒါေပမဲ့ “ခရစ္ေတာ္ရဲ႕ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလမ္းစဥ္” ႏွင့္ ၎ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလမ္းစဥ္ထဲမွာ ဓမၼအမႈေတာ္ေဆာင္မ်ား သီးျခားစီ မစဥ္းစားဘဲ တတ္ႏုိင္သမွ်...

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အစိုးရႏွင့္ NCA လက္ မွတ္ထိုးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား တက္ ေရာက္သည့္ တစ္ႏုိင္ငံလံုး ပစ္ ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရး သေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ အေကာင္အထည္ေဖာ္ မႈဆုိင္ရာ ညႇိႏိႈင္းအစည္းအေဝးကို ပိုမိုအားေကာင္းေအာင္ ေဆာင္ ရြက္မည္ဟု...

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တစ္ႏုိင္ငံလံုး ပစ္ခတ္ တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရး သေဘာတူ စာခ်ဳပ္ (NCA) လက္မွတ္ေရးထိုး မႈ သံုးႏွစ္ေက်ာ္သည္အထိ အ ေကာင္အထည္မေဖာ္ႏိုင္ေသး ေသာ ၾကားကာလစီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ ေကာ္မတီ ဖြဲ႕စည္းႏိုင္ေရး NCA...

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တိုင္းရင္းသား လက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရး အဖြ႔ဲအစည္းမ်ားအားလံုး ပါ၀င္သည့္ အစည္းအေ၀းတစ္ရပ္ကုိ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ ဒုတိယပတ္တြင္ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္သြားရန္ ရွိသည္ဟု ပအိုုဝ္း အမ်ိဳးသားလြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးအဖြဲ႕ ခ်ဳပ္ (PNLO)...

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