“Political Leadership and Public Opinion” research report written by Political Leadership Training (Batch-6) participants
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U Khine Win, Executive Director of Sandhi Governance Institute gave a welcoming speech to the participants of PL (B-6) in the first day of the training. Now Sandhi is conducting the Political Leadership Training (B-6)(1st Term) from January 11 to January 24, 2020. Twenty-nine participants from different parties and organizations are attending in this training.
Sandhi Governance Institute
Political Leadership Training (Batch-6)(1st Term)
11-24 January, 2020.
Analysis report of the research conducted by Women Leadership Training Participants (Batch 13 and 14) of Sandhi Governance Institute in 2017
Monitoring Report of Selected PPPs in Myanmar
The author of this article, May Poe Thu, described the situation of China-Myanmar Border trade issues during and before COVID-19. In this article, it included the importance of China-Myanmar Border Trade in Myanmar, decrease export trade, trade losses during COVID, institutional efforts to recover the lossess and general analysis.
Remarkable analysis is that “Border trade is unstable due to unstable Chinese market and the changing Chinese policy.”
In conclusion, this article gave recommendations to both governments and responsible institutions such as suggest to reconsider Myanmar border trade policy.
Third PPP monitoring report by Sandhi focused on the New Yangon City Project. The New Yangon City Project (NYC) is a joint venture Between the regional government owned New Yangon Development Company (NYDC) and the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC). It is an ambitious project to build a new city on the left bank of the Yangon River, adjacent to Yangon City, in order to accommodate the overflow of the old city. In this report, main five major risk factors were broadly analysed with the aim of enhancing the capacity of PPP projects in Myanmar.
Myo Zin, article author, watched closely over government’s responses and analyzed the functioning and results. He especially pointed out the regional planning and actions against COVID-19 and the strong or weak point of rules and regulations enforcement. In this article, the pre-COVID preparations of Myanmar government and action plans during COVID were widely discussed and expressed with strong sources.
Remarkable recommendation of Myo Zin is that “Citizens should have follows strictly over the rules and regulations by Myanmar Government in order to prevent COVID-19 disease transmission.”
He concluded with effective and practical recommendations for both people and government following the government’s responses.
The author of this article, Wint Thu, expressed how much many domestic violence were likely to be occurred during COVID-19 period. Firstly, she discussed what is domestic violence regardless of gender and age especially during the outbreak period. Secondly, the reasons behind the domestic violence were also talked through examples across the world specifically around the ASIA and Myanmar.
Remarkable words that she mentioned is “One out of five women was suffered from domestic violence by their husbands. Recent COVID-19 period, women and children were likely to be suffered from domestic violence more than usual since they have to stay much more longer time in the house.”
Then, she concluded the broad discussion with recommendations over actions for domestic violence with useful information. This article was interested for its in-depth research, analysis and practical recommendations.
Article link is : http://sandhimyanmar.org/mm/2020/06/19/covid-19-အချိန်ကာလနှင့်-အိမ်တွင/
Case Study of Myitkyina Economic Development Zone Project
This is the second quarterly report for PPP Monitoring Report about MEDZ Project (Myitkyina Economic Development Zone) that is the case study for PPP issue related China investment in Myanmar.
Sandhi Governance Institute (SGI) focus on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) issues of Public Infrastructure Projects and political economic areas related foreign investment. This report examined on five risk factors of PPP form of the MEDZ that including (1) development and construction risk, (2) operation and maintenance risk, (3) financial and economic risk, (4) legal regulatory and environmental risk and (5) political risk.
Sandhi’s main objective focus on increasing transparency and accountability in the public sector and strengthening participation of all key stakeholders in public affairs and major investment.
The Center of International Private Enterprise (CIPE) supported on this MEDZ Project monitoring activities.
Sandhi Governance InstituteMEDZ Project Monitoring Report (English) : Download link as below