Myanmar: Sector-wide impact assessment on information & communications technology

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23 September 2015

Myanmar: MCRB, IHRB & DIHR launch impact assessment of information, communications technology sector

Author: Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Danish Institute for Human Rights

“As Technologies transform Myanmar, Online and Offline Human Rights Need Protection”, 24 Sept 2015

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)…publish a sector-wide impact assessment (SWIA) on the information and communications technology (ICT) sector in Myanmar. The assessment highlights many of the actual and potential human rights impacts that the rapid growth of mobile telecoms, internet and other ICTs can have on Myanmar, and the gaps in policy, law and practice that need to be filled, with recommendations on how to address these…[refers to Eagle Communications Group, Myanmar Fibre Optic Cable Network, Myanma Posts and Telecommunications, KDDI Summit Global Myanmar, Apollo Towers, Myanmar Tower Company, Irrawaddy Green Towers, Eco-Friendly Towers, Myanmar Infrastructure Group, Pan Asia Majestic Eagle, Yatanarpon Teleport, Red Link, Sky Net, Elite, Fortune, Frontiir, Viber, My Squar, Bee Chat, WeChat, Line]

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