Public Consultations in Myanmar on the Systematic Country Diagnostic and the Country Partnership Framework
The first round of SCD-CPF Consultations in Myanmar consisted of a total of 15 meetings, which took place between February 26th and June 4th 2014 in Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, Ayeyarwaddy Region, Mandalay Region, Shan State and Kayin State. Stakeholders were also invited to submit written recommendations via email, or to the World Bank Group’s Myanmar Website or Facebook page.
The objectives of these of consultations were:
- To identify the most critical and pressing issues in ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity in Myanmar.
- To bridge information gaps between the World Bank and the stakeholders in Myanmar.
- To validate information collected from study reports
The consultations were attended by a total of 403 people; 134 from the Union Government, 101 from Civil Society Organizations (including Community Based Organizations, National Non-government Organizations, Labor Unions and Political Parties), 93 from Regional, State or Local Government, 28 from Development Partner Organizations, 22 from the private sector, 15 academics and researchers.
City Country Date Meeting Details
The second series of consultations has completed. These provided input on which key priorities, from among those identified in the SCD, the World Bank Group should address in the CPF. The meetings were held around Myanmar, Thailand (Chiang Mai and Mae Sot), and Washington DC. The consultations have enabled civil society organizations, private sector groups, development partners, Unions, State and Regional Governments, and non state armed groups to share their views on CPF development.