[Cancelled] Myanmar – “Shrinking Space” Developments Analysis and Experience Sharing on Civil Society Strategies
Torsdag 23 August 2018, 10:00 - 12:00


A warm welcome to this event specifically focusing on analyzing the situation in Myanmar regarding shrinking space for civil society. How are the recent developments affecting civil society – and what are we to anticipate in the future? How can civil society themselves – including Northern organisations play a constructive role? Danida/The Foreign Ministry of Denmark has invited David Moore from ICNL to Denmark and this is a side-event.



David Moore – Vice President - Legal Affairs – International Center for Not-For-Profit Law (Washington DC, USA)

Andreas Kiaby, Country Director in Myanmar, DanChurchAid (via skype)

Richard Weir, Researcher Asia Division, Human Rights Watch (via skype)

Helene Marie Kyed, Research Coordinator and Senior researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies. TBC

Araddhya Mehtta, Country Director in Myanmar, ActionAid (via skype) TBC


Format: Brief introduction/presentations and discussion on developments regarding “shrinking space”. Experience sharing on counter strategies for civil society organisations. 

Target group: Primarily Focal Points/Employees in Danish Civil Society Organisations with responsibilities regarding Myanmar and “Shrinking Space” – as well as and others interested.


Venue:  Fælledvej 12, Møderiet (Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke / ActionAid Denmark)

Time: 10:00-12:00. 

Organisers: DanChurchAid, MS Action Aid and Danmission

Registration: Please register no later than August 20 at 10 am to Andreas Dybkjær-Andersson, Danmission, ada@danmission.dk