Gender Concerns International Myanmar Team Attends UEC National Conference

From the 29 February - 1 March 2016 the team from Gender Concerns International Myanmar office attended the UEC National Post Election Conference. Staff attended a variety of breakout sessions including 'Gender Equality', 'Election Observation' and a variety of plenary sessions. A side meeting was also held with the Union Election Commissioner in charge of International Observation, Dr. Daw Myint Kyi. Issues discussed included future engagement with the UEC, the current Memorandum of Understanding, female representation in the UEC and need for capacity-building on gender issues within the government and the UEC.