Analyses & Reports
Electoral System at a Crossroads
By SALWEEN INSTITUTE for PUBLIC POLICY | October 14, 2020 |
This paper examined the effect of the current first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system as compared to a potential proportional representation (PR) electoral system on the level of representation using the election result from the 2015 general election. The paper aims to demonstrate which electoral system would be fairer and create a better representation for diverse communities. Ultimately, the goal is to strengthen representative democracy through fair election results. Read more. . .
Envision a Security Sector Reform: Toward a Better Federal Democratic Union
By SALWEEN INSTITUTE for PUBLIC POLICY | August 8, 2020 |
What are the challenges of the current security sector and why does it need a reform? What kind of principles are helpful in thinking about the country’s security system? What approaches do federal democratic countries around the world take regarding their security sector? This paper explored and examined the aforementioned questions with an intention to assist the process for security sector reform based on key federal and democratic principles in order to consolidate unity, sovereignty, democracy and federalism in the future. Read more. .
New Publication on Ethnic Political Parties Released
By SALWEEN INSTITUTE for PUBLIC POLICY| July 2, 2020|
Intending to reach ethnic political parties and CSOs that are assisting the process of strengthening democracy in Myanmar, the Salween Institute of Public Policy addresses these questions in our newest publication: “Getting Ready for the 2020 General Election: Ways to Improve the Campaign Strategies of Ethnic Political Parties in Myanmar.” Read more. . .
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“Electoral System at a Crossroads” by Nu Tsen Mun examines the effect of the current first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system as compared to a potential proportional representation (PR) electoral system on the level of representation using the election result from the 2015 general election. Learn more...
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