Human Rights Documentation Training (Training of Trainer) was conducted by ND-Burma in Rangoon, from the 31st August to the 30th September 2013.
During the training course, four facilitators discussed basic human rights, UDHR, documentation techniques and interview skills, definitions and important elements of human rights violations that ND-Burma are collecting, transitional justice, human rights advocacy, facilitation skills, finding and preparing the teaching materials and module development.
16 participants from ND-Burma member organizations such as Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), Chin Human Rights Organization, Kachin Women’s Association ‐Thailand, Palaung Women’s Organization and Ta’ang Student and Youth Organization and affiliate member PaO Youth Organization, Tavoy Youth Organization, Tavoy Women’s Union, Dawei Development Association, Human Rights Defenders and Promoters Network, and representatives from Kayah State and Phel Khone, Shan State all participated in this one month long training.
During the training, participants undertook an excursion to the offices of HRDP, Former Political Prisoners, Democratic Party for New Society and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society.
ND-Burma was founded in 2004, in order to provide a way for Burma’s human rights organizations to collaborate on the human rights documentation process. The 12 ND-Burma member organizations seek to collect and utilize accounts of the treatment communities in Burma have endured, in order to ensure justice and accountability are key considerations throughout the democratic transition.