Overview of the Training
The Human Rights program aims at empowering young individuals and community leaders to promote human rights in their society and encouraging them to take a critical analysis of their own rights. The Human rights Training program promotes values, beliefs, and attitudes that encourage all individuals to uphold their own rights and those of others.
It develops an understanding of everyone's common responsibility to make human rights a reality in their community. This program is an organized effort to transfer knowledge and develop the skills and attitudes that encourage the behavior to promote and protect human rights.
In addition, Our Human Rights training educates participants on the history of human rights, introduction to human rights, basic concepts of international human rights laws, and core treaties. During the training, participants are encouraged to actively debate and discuss the complexities of human rights and how it fits in the context of Myanmar. This program is designed for youths, university students, human rights activists, NGO members, and anyone else with an interest in human rights offered quarterly.
PPM has conducted various research methodological training in order to expand and strengthen our team's research capacity. Simultaneously, PPM offers Basic Research Methodology training to University students and certain newly founded CSO members who seek to add research knowledge and skills to their organizational capacities.
The University students used the gained knowledge from the program for their professional research career and to work in NGO fields. The CSOs who gained research method training apply the knowledge in their program development, program evaluations, and outcome and impact assessments.
We conduct advocacy at the local level and Union government level in Myanmar to help protect the rights and enhance the status of marginalized communities. We do advocacy based on our documentation and research findings. Our advocacy strategy includes publications, campaigning, and advocating in person from grass root level to national level. We also engage with international communities to improve human rights across Myanmar.
We also offer Advocacy training for minority communities. This program is designed for minority youths, university students, human rights activists, local CSO leaders, NGO members, and anyone else with an interest in human rights offered quarterly.
The program aims to increase the capacity of minority youth and women to advocate for their rights under national law and international human rights laws. This program is specially designed for the minority youth, human rights activists, and community leaders from the conflict-affected areas in order to be able to advocate for their rights. This training covers the basic concept of human rights, human rights documentation, human rights advocacy strategy.
The expected result of the program is participants themselves can become human rights advocates for themselves and for their communities as well. This training will also become a channel for minority people to build their capacity and to promote and protect their rights in their daily rights. This training will provide insightful ways how to defends and advocate for their rights. This training will support them to get to know their rights and to become human rights advocates. This training is design for a 3- half-day training, enrolling with 20 participants especially with minority youths, women, and community leaders across Myanmar.
The civic education training aims at promoting civics and political knowledge among youth and to become active citizens. In addition to building a basic foundation of political awareness and knowledge, training encourages participants to be more involved in their communities. The civic education training aims at promoting civics and political knowledge among youth and to become active citizens.
The Civic Education Training covers basic lessons on political systems, democracy concepts, human rights, the basic concepts, international human rights laws, constitution, federalism, advocacy, and leadership. Classes are interactive and encourage critical thinking and discussion. Local activists from civil society and political organizations serve as guest lecturers. The 5-day long civic education training is held every three months. This activity engages diverse young people from all backgrounds. Through our work, we aim to create progressive, democratically-minded citizens who will contribute to Myanmar’s successful transition to a sustainable democratic future.
We are dedicated to empower, inspire and educate emerging leaders through leadership empowerment training across Myanmar. Since early 2019, PPM has been implementing the Leadership for Change Program to support dynamic, collaborative, rising leaders from across Myanmar. The Leadership for Change program aims at developing future leaders and empowering and equipping youth to be active human rights defenders and social changemakers in Myanmar.
The program aims at building up the leadership capacity and strengthening leadership skills of diverse youth to raise their collaboration and participation in peace-building processes and build a constructive engagement at the community level.
The Program empowers, inspires, and gives confidence to the youth and strengthens their abilities to make a difference in their communities, identify innovative solutions to complex local problems, and bring changes through shared value-based leadership. The program gives emerging leaders to take their work to the next level through skills-based, and hands-on learning. PPM offers quarterly Leadership training for all interested youth in particular minority youths from conflict-affected communities.
The aim of the Anti-discrimination training is to raise awareness of faith-based discrimination and for the participation of youth and civil society actors in particular fighting racial discrimination in Myanmar. The program seeks to collectively respond to hate directed against minorities and to address deep-rooted institutionalized discrimination. We bring youth, peace, civil society, and religious leaders together to foster peace and equality in society.
We believe that technology is the center of human progress. Technology is a powerful tool for breaking down barriers and opening up new possibilities for youth. This program, designed to give youth better access to technology. The purpose of this training is to empower youth with capacity in order to help them in their career life and personal life. This program can bring more career opportunities and enable brighter futures.
The PPM has facilitated free Computer training classes since 2017. The Computer training’s duration is 1 month. Participants need to attend the class 2 days per week on weekdays. From 2017 to 2020, there are more than 1450 individuals participated in our computer classes offered by PPM.
The PPM offers free and quality Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, and Intermediate English Classes. Participants develop speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. The classes also bring together youths from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds. Since 2016, PPM has organized 4 courses of English classes per year. From 2016 to 2020 more than 1,950 individuals participated in the English classes offered by PPM.