Zay Yah Oo is the Program Manager at Pandita. Before working with Pandita, he has worked as an Executive Director of BAYDA Institute for 3 years. The BAYDA Institute works to strengthen the civic participation in democratic transition and has wide experience of working with activists and party members who are now serving as legislators. He has also organized capacity building training for National League for Democracy (NLD) electoral candidates and has given lectures in many events. He has also worked as a working team leader of NLD central research committee until the 2015 election. Before working in the political party and civil society sector, he worked as a translation editor in international news journals and was in charge of translation team in the private sector. He holds a degree from the Yangon University (B.A.). He is one of the candidate of Fulbright Program and OSF Civil Society Leadership Award (CSLA). He is also a former political prisoner.
For those people in Myanmar, we are strengthening their participation in democratic space by the following approaches.
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ensuring understanding of the democratic principles, processes and attitudes, and the flow of critical information.
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building legitimacy and credibility of civil society to grow their constituencies and networks.
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securing an enabling regulatory, policy, and funding environment for healthy civic space.
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