Myanmar’s Wards or Village Tract Administrator Elections

Ward or Village Tract Administrators (WA/VTA), formerly known as Thagyi or Chairman of Village Council, headmen of villages or wards, are the basic important role of public administration. It is also the main link between communities and the state playing a key role the local government. These headmen were the important unit leaders and trusted…

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Election Observation Report on YCDC Election

New Myanmar Foundation (NMF) had observed the Yangon Municipal Election, also called Yangon City Development Committee Election (YCDC Election) in December 2014. NMF issued the YCDC Election Observation Report and had its press conference together with the candidates in NMF office in order to share our findings and recommendations. Click the following link to read…

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Voter Education Manual – Series 1

New Myanmar Foundation published Voter Education Manual – Series 1 in December 2014 funded by Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA). The manual was written in Burmese language and published 4,000 copies. The manual books were distributed to our network of Election Education and Observation Partners (EEOPs), other CSOs, CBOs, NGOs, political parties and many other stakeholders….

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Election Observation Findings of 2010 General Election in Myanmar

New Myanmar Foundation (NMF), together with Myanmar Network For Free and Fair Election (MYNFREL), shared the findings of 2010 General Election in Myanmar to partners, including local CSOs and ANFREL. NMF could share those findings only after six months of the election due to the various restrictions and difficulties such as; no legal status for…

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