ECCSO

Strengthening a Responsive, Diverse and Democratic Civil Society in Myanmar

(ECCSO project)

The proposed action aims at building a more equitable, democratic and just society in Myanmar. To contribute to this overall objective, the action will build the capacity of CSOs from rural and ethnic areas, and the networks that represent them, to more effectively contribute to the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of policy and programming at township, state/regional and national level.

This project consortium members are Actionaid Myanmar (AMM),Phan Tee Eain (PTE) and Capacity Building Initiative(CBI) .Project period is March 2016 to February 2020( 48 months).Main target groups 83 CSOs ,10 Networks, 6 state geovernments . All states and regions of Myanmar – Ayeyarwaddy ,
Bago ,Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin , Magway, Mandalay, Mon, Rakhine, Sagaing , Shan(Noth and South), Thanintharyi, Yangon. Overall objective:To build a more equitable, democratic and just society in Myanmar.

Specific objective

CSOs from rural and ethnic areas, and the networks that represent them, are effectively contributing to the formulation, implementation and monitoring of public policy and programming at township, state/regional and national level.

Result/Outcome 1

Developing future women Leaders and their leadership through capacity building and creating spaces for peer-to-peer mentoring, networking and regular coaching.

Result/Outcome 2

Strengthened organisational and technical capacity of CSO networks to collectively undertake evidence based advocacy and campaigning work and monitor government implementation and spending.

Result/Outcome 3

Enhanced communication and cooperation between CSOs, the media, and national, regional/state, township and local authorities in public policy processes.

Phan Tee Eain support to result 2: Strengthened organisational and technical capacity of CSO networks to collectively undertake evidence based advocacy and campaigning work and monitor government implementation and spending .

Project Activity

  1. Network capacity assessment
  2. Network structuring and development
  3. Financial Management
  4. Network Internal governance & accountability
  5. Leadership & decision-making
  6. Women’s Rights
  7. Media training
  8. Proposal righting training
  9. Strategic and Operational Planning training
  10. Strategic and Operational Planning follow up training
  11. Sub – Grant for Network