A recent report stated that Myanmar President, U Thein Sein, has outlined the crucial role that different civil society organizations play in the political development of his country.
The president pledged to continue to work towards peace building by working hand in hand with relevant civil society partners that are essential in the peace process.Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Democratic Values Promotion
Programs that assist foreign countries with the process of democratization by educating its officials and citizens about the advantages of democratic rule, instructing local officials on procedures to hold free and fair elections, and monitoring of the electoral process. Democratization; Foreign Election Monitoring
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones