U.S. Assistance for Elections and Political Process [Burmese Translation]

The United States welcomes the Myanmar government’s commitment to hold a general election in late 2015. The 2015 election will be an important milestone in Myanmar’s transition to democracy and an opportunity to reaffirm to the world its commitment to political reform. U.S. assistance supports the country’s efforts to prepare for this historic event. The U.S. government is providing more than $18 million in assistance to strengthen the institutions of democracy and support civil society, political parties, the media, and government to conduct inclusive, transparent, and credible elections in 2015. Read More