Volunteerism & ICTs: Myanmar
Myanmar at a Glance
Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Myanmar
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Myanmar.
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.
ICVolunteers Projects in Myanmar:
Landmines conference: 7th Meeting of the States Parties (7MSP)
While the situation has improved in recent years, antipersonnel landmines are still being laid today, mutilating and killing people together with mines from previous conflicts.
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:14:37 GMT
Myanmar TimesTechnology training for rural entrepreneursMyanmar TimesThe first training, which took place from August 15 to 18, trained ten youth leaders in the Training of Trainers (TOT) model, a four-day intensive training on information and communications technology (ICT), digital information literacy, and computer ... More...
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:21:54 GMT
The IndependentWhat one volunteer witnessed from the frontline of the Rohingya refugee crisis in BangladeshThe IndependentThe emergency situation in Rakhine State, Burma, has worsened since 25 August when violent clashes began between minority factions and Burmese militants, resulting in a reported 1,000 plus fatalities and the displacement of hundreds of thousands. More...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:42:03 GMT
Dhaka TribuneRohingya refugees and locals help newcomers in needUNHCRNow a mother, she cooks up large pots of rice over a wood fire to feed famished fellow Rohingya refugees fleeing an outbreak of violence that erupted in Myanmar in late August. Aided by five other women volunteers, she bags up the steaming rice to feed ...Bangladesh PM to IOM chief: Force Myanmar to take back RohingyaDhaka TribuneUN: Myanmar Rohingya exodus exposes abject failure of world leaders to deliver solution to refugee crisisAmnesty International USAMyanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi â€śburying her head in the sandâ€ť about Rakhine horrorsAmnesty InternationalNPR -U.S. News & World Report -WAMU 88.5all 4,538 news articles » More...