About Nyein

Nyein began its work in 2000. Since it began, Nyein’s mission has been to build a sustainable peace with justice. As such, the Foundation places a priority on achieving an inclusive peace process and emphasizes the central importance of public participation.

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Envisaging a just and peaceful society for all the peoples in Myanmar; a society that practices good governance, recognizes the diversity, and fosters the culture of nonviolence in addressing the…

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Our goal is to build sustainable peace in Myanmar with justice and a state that protects diversity by effectively supporting inclusive processes. We aim to achieve our goals by working…

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Nyein Foundation is an independent non-governmental organization which was not founded on any religious, ethnic and political basis. Nyein Foundation is willing to collaborate with any organization congruent with its…

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Let’s Make Just Peace A Reality!

Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Nyein (Shalom) Foundation is a national non-government organization committed to achieving durable peace with justice which is also the desire of the people in Myanmar. While the Government dedicates itself to achieving peace, Nyein Foundation also actively engages in the peace process along with other stakeholders across the sectors and different levels of the society. It is our hope that the people of Myanmar engage in where they are capable in peace-building initiatives through constructive understandings, forgiveness, tolerances, and loving kindness to each other.

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L Ja Nan

Executive Director

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Nyein Centers

Nyein Center
Peace Center (Nawng Nang)

ငြိမ်းချမ်းရေး ဂေဟာ (နောင်နန်း)
Peace Center (Nawng Nang)

Peace Center (Nawng Nang)

The Peace Center is located at Nawng Nang Village, 11 miles away from Myitkyina, Kachin State. The center was built through a small grants program of the Government of Japan and its people. The cornerstone of the building was laid by General Khin Nyunt, the first secretary of the State Peace and Development Council, along with the ethnic leaders, on January 8, 2001. It was officially opened on December 3, 2001.

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