Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB)
Towards Responsible Gold Mining in Sagaing Region Second Multi-Stakeholder Workshop on Promoting Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Investing in Biodiversity

Towards Responsible Gold Mining in Sagaing Region

On 9/10 March, MCRB hosted a multistakeholder discussion on licensing and responsible business practices for gold mining in Sagaing Region. The purpose of the workshop was to support the action point 5.5.3 in the Government of Myanmar’s 2018 Myanmar...

Second Multi-Stakeholder Workshop on Promoting Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

Over 110 participants attended from government, business, and civil society groups working for the rights of people with disabilities, as well as international experts.

Investing in Biodiversity

On 5 March, the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA)’s Yangon office hosted MCRB for a half day training workshop on biodiversity and investment to 70 DICA and Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) staff.

About MCRB

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business is an initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout Myanmar. The Centre is a joint initiative of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR).

Based in Yangon, it aims to provide a trusted, impartial forum for dialogue, seminars, and briefings to relevant parties as well as access to international expertise and tools.

The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which were unanimously endorsed in June 2011 by the UN Human Rights Council, are key to the Centre’s mission and activities.

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Founders

The Institute for Human Rights and Business

IHRB is a global centre of excellence and expertise on the relationship between business and internationally proclaimed human rights standards.

 
The Danish Institute for Human Rights

DIHR endeavours to strengthen the collection, development and communication of knowledge about human rights in Denmark and Europe, and internationally.

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