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Organisation overview: The International Development Association is the World Bank's fund supporting fragile and conflict-affected states.
Work in Myanmar: The World Bank has fully reengaged with the Myanmar government to support reforms that will benefit all of the people of Myanmar, including the poor and vulnerable.
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Myanmar: The IOM runs a wide range of programmes in Myanmar, protecting and providing for IDPs and refugees, engaging in counter-trafficking operations, and helping with labour, conflict and border management .
Organisation overview: UN Women implements programmes tailored to individual countries throughout Africa. Its strategies support women's participation in decision-making, leadership development and skills training.
Work in Myanmar: UN Women has organised ground-breaking events to increase the role of women in peacebuilding in Myanmar.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Myanmar: In Myanmar, the UNDP provides support to the national political and socio-economic reforms that underpin the country’s transition.
Organisation overview: Action Aid works to end hunger and poverty, provide education for all, deal with conflicts and emergencies, and support women's rights.
Work in Myanmar: Action Aid works to support local organisations in Myanmar through intensive training and deployment of ‘change-makers’ and youth leaders in target communities, helping to ensure peaceful political transformation.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Myanmar: CAAT provides data on UK and EU arms exports to Myanmar.
Organisation overview: Cord works to build peace by working with civil society organisations, promoting conflict-sensitive and rights-based approachess to analysis, stimulating dialogue and learning, and mentoring and coaching partner organisations around the world.
Work in Myanmar: Cord works on helping Myanmar's peaceful political transformation. Its strategic approach in Myanmar is to work to develop the way in which civil society engages with the government.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Myanmar: In Myanmar, the Danish Refugee Council provides emergency assistance to enable people displaced by conflict and natural disasters to better absorb such shocks. It also works to help demine the country.
Organisation overview: Global Witness investigates and campaigns to change the system by exposing the economic networks behind conflict, corruption and environmental destruction.
Work in Myanmar: Global Witness has two programmes of work on Myanmar’s natural resource sectors: on eon its oil, gas and mining industries, and the other on individual, customary and collective land and resource use rights.
Organisation overview: International Alert works with local people to build peace by them with training, advice and support. It brings communities together as well as advising companies, governments and international organisations on how they can support peace.
Work in Myanmar: International Alert works with local actors, external investors and the international community to shape a peaceful economy in Myanmar. It brings together local business actors to deepen their understanding of conflict-sensitive business practice, and strengthens local capacity to monitor and influence private sector investment in fragile regions.
Organisation overview: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is a global network of non-governmental organizations, active in around 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
Work in Myanmar: The ICBL has a comprehensive FAQ on mines in Myanmar.
Organisation overview: ICTJ works to help societies in transition deal with the legacy of mass atrocities, and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.
Work in Myanmar: The ICTJ provides technical assistance to Myanmar in its effort to incorporate transitional justice into the reform process, in order to strengthen democratic institutions and increase confidence in the peace process.
Organisation overview: Nonviolent Peaceforce promotes, develops and implements unarmed civilian peacekeeping as a tool for reducing violence and protecting civilians in situations of violent conflict.
Work in Myanmar: Nonviolent Peaceforce is developing a unique program in Myanmar, which will support local grassroots and high-level peace initiatives.
Organisation overview: PRIO conducts academic research and analysis on peace and conflict worldwide.
Work in Myanmar: PRIO has a range of projects and publications on peace and conflict issues in Myanmar.
Organisation overview: swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It conducts research on the causes of violent conflicts and develop strategies for their peaceful transformation.
Work in Myanmar: swisspeace has been mandated by UN Women to provide mediation training in Myanmar, as well as providing regular roundtables.
Organisation overview: Transparency International is a global movement seeking to fight corruption and bribery, conducting research and advocating change.
Work in Myanmar: Myanmar ranks 156/175 on TI's Corruption Perceptions Index.
Organisation overview: United to End Genocide is dedicated to preventing and ending genocide and mass atrocities worldwide by building a powerful, lasting movement of community activists, faith leaders, students, artists, investors and genocide survivors.
Work in Myanmar: United to End Genocide works to highlight the case of the Rohingya people in Myanmar.