The peacebuilding program aims to develop mutual understanding, trust, and peace among different ethnicities in particular in Rakhine state through community leaders’ participation. The program brings young leaders, religious leaders, community leaders, and youth from diverse communities where they find solutions for peaceful coexistence, social cohesion, and integration of their society in Rakhine state through community consultation meetings and workshops.
We believe that the community plays an important role in building peace and is the catalyst for social change. Therefore, PPM mainly focuses on empowering the local level community to become effective and engaged peacebuilding advocates. Through this initiative, the community leaders participate in the national advocacy program.
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.
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.
The Zero Hate Campaign is an anti-hate speech campaign that aims to reduce hate speech and better understand its impacts on communities. The objective of the campaign is to eradicate hate speech arises on the basis of racial and ethnic diversity and misinformation in Burmese society. The campaign envisions building a society that respects human rights, human dignity and is free from hate speech.