“Investment in Children” NGO Child Rights Working Group (NCRWG) and Members of Parliament from Population and Social Development Committee held a one-day meeting on 11 March 2015 in Pyithu Hluttaw, Nay Pyi Taw, to discuss increasing the government of Myanmar’s budget allocation and spending in social sector (including Health, Education and Social Protection) and increasing transparency in budget management.
On Thursday 25 September, a group of Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) and civil society organisations working on inclusive education met with 35 members of parliament (MPs) from different political parties in Nay Pyi Taw. The purpose of the meeting was to advocate for the inclusion of Disability Inclusive Education in the National Education Law. Representatives from the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Social Welfare also attended. The event was organised by Eden School for Disabled Children and was sponsored by the Myanmar Education Consortium.