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Here's a little about what we're up to.

The main objectives of the Burma Centre for Ethnic Studies are:

  • To promote Peace and Reconciliation;
  • To promote the ideas and practices of democracy, human rights and federalism;
  • To promote constitutional knowledge, the rule of law and good governance;
  • To expand and consolidate the network of organizations and leaders to promote autonomy and internal self-determination within a federal arrangement as a means of addressing and ending ethnic armed conflict in the Union of Burma.

Mission Statement

  • To engage in research and publication on democratic principles, human rights and federalism to disseminate knowledge.
  • To organize policy studies, forums and conferences to advance public policy for peace and development.
  • To conduct activities for the development of the rule of law, human rights, democracy and effective and accountable governance.
  • To engage in programs to promote and develop democratic and political institutions.
  • To initiate programs and activities to assist the strengthening of good governance and evolving meaningful policies to make effective autonomy and internal self-determination in member states of the Union.
  • To develop new strategies and communication networks to strengthen communication between ethnic areas and the central Burma.


Get in touch.

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Email: hello@cdes.org.mm
Phone: +95 (0)9 40154 0053, +95 (0)9 26499 0639, +95 (0)9 25620 7630
Address: 3C5, Yankin Center, Yankin Township, Yangon, Myanmar.