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Myanmar

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Myanmar October 2013 – September 2018

A 5-year, $12 million program, the Promoting the Rule of Law Project supports the US Government’s strategic foreign assistance priority of “a prosperous, democratic, and stable Myanmar that reflects the diversity and aspirations of its people.” The project specifically supports the goal of “transparent, accountable, responsive, and participatory processes and institutions.” Tetra Tech is working closely with USAID to develop strategic relationships with and between key actors in civil society and the justice sector, improve understanding and adoption of best practices in rule of law development, provide critical rule-of-law assistance to government and civil society entities, and develop government-civil society partnerships to improve access to justice.

Tetra Tech is supporting key counterparts such as the Union Attorney General’s Office, the Office of the Supreme Court of the Union, the Parliament, and civil society organizations to achieve the following objectives:

• Promote accountable and accessible justice sector institutions

• Improve and increase access to justice, legal literacy, and participation of marginalized populations.


Project Information:

Fact Sheet


Request for Proposals No. PRLP-2017-10- U.S. Study Tour:

RFP PRLP-2017-10 US Study Tour 09.25.2017


Recent News:

• Supporting Burma's growing paralegal community

National Accolades for a Myanmar Grantee Providing Advocacy and Legal Awareness to the LGBT Community

• Protecting the Legal Rights of Women and Vulnerable Groups in Burma

• Working with the Office of the Supreme Court of the Union (OSCU) to update Myanmars' Courts Manual

• Myanmar Legal Aid Team Pursues Justice for young detainee

• Myanmar's Judiciary adopts landmark Three-year Strategic Plan

• PRLP Builds Local Knowledge of Modern Justice Sector Practices

• Myanmar Courthouses to Undergo a Makeover

• Judges in Myanmar Learn how to Interact with the Media

• Promoting Rule of Law in Myanmar

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    "[Tetra Tech] is an excellent company with whom to work and USAID has been extremely satisfied with their work, which has been and continues to be above and beyond the expected. I recommend them without hesitation."

    - Jill Gulliksen, USAID