Burma Center Prague
17.06.2011 / 16:48
The Burma Center Prague, o.p.s. is a non-governmental and non-profit organization run by Burmese living in the Czech Republic and by other supporters of Burma. Established in 2006, the Center has consolidated long-term efforts of engaged individuals in order to create a platform for coordinated, reliable and independent work.
The Burma Center Prague (BCP) cooperates with other NGOs and individuals on both national and international levels. It also attempts to continue in the tradition of friendship between the people of Burma and the Czech and the Slovak Republics.
The mission of BCP is to contribute to the democratization of Burma and the respect for human rights. It seeks to improve the lives of people in Burma and Burmese in exile
- by analyzing the situation in Burma and by informing and involving the European public;
- by serving as a bridge between Europe and Burma;
- by providing needed services for Burmese, in particular capacity building and facilitating the integration of refugees; and
- by supporting the empowerment and active participation of Burmese for the transition of Burma
To achieve these goals, the Burma Center Prague cooperates with the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs within the Transition Promotion Program.
Link to the official webpage: http://www.burma-center.org/en/