5th steering committee holds meeting on Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights

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Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo attends the fifth steering committee meeting for the Myanmar-Denmark Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

The fifth steering committee meeting for the Myanmar-Denmark Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights was held yesterday at the Office of the Union Attorney-General in Nay Pyi Taw.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the bilateral cooperation in implementing the tasks of the Strategic Plan (2019-2023) of “Justice for Public” of the Rule of Law Centres and Justice Sector Coordinating Body.
“The Office of the Union Attorney-General laid down the Strategic Plan (2019-2023) of “Justice for Public” of the Rule of Law Centres and Justice Sector Coordinating Body and working for justice for all,” said U Tun Tun Oo, the Union Attorney-General, at the meeting.
He also pledged to continue cooperation in implementing the tasks of the plan.
The meeting was presided over by U Tun Tun Oo, Union Attorney-General, and Ms. Dorte Chortsen, Cherge d’affairs a.i. of Denmark Embassy.
The programme on the Rule of Law and Human Rights has been implementing under the Memorandum of Understanding-MoU signed by the Office of the Union Attorney-General and the Denmark Embassy in 2017.
Workshops on drawing laws, the code of ethics for prosecutors, and justice standards and training on legislation and legal research, and on implementation of human rights conventions were held in Myanmar with the support of Denmark Embassy.
The workshops on the human rights conventions and the code of ethics for prosecutors were also held at the Kayah and Kachin states law offices this year.
Attendees at the meeting discussed future plans to be implemented.
Also present at the meeting were officials from the Office of the Union Attorney-General, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark and the International Commission of Jurists-ICJ.— MNA
(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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