On 25-26 November 2016, a workshop was held with the Myanmar Constitutional Tribunal in Naypyidaw on “The Role and Function of a Constitutional Court in Comparative Perspective”.
The conference was organised by the Australia Myanmar Constitutional Democracy Project, and supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. The conference was attended by the nine members of the Constitutional Tribunal and 40 of their research staff. The two speakers for the event were Professor Theunis Roux and Dr Melissa Crouch of the University of New South Wales.
The workshop included the following sessions:
Session 1: The Role of a Constitutional Tribunal in a Democracy – Theunis Roux
Session 2: Jurisdiction of the Constitutional Tribunal – U Kyaw San
Session 3: Constitutional Interpretation – Theunis Roux
Session 4: Public Profile of the Constitutional Tribunal – Melissa Crouch
Session 1: Procedure and Access to the Tribunal – Melissa Crouch
Session 2: Remedies in Constitutional Law – Theunis Roux and Melissa Crouch
The conference featured on national television, MRTV: https://www.facebook.com/mrtvwebmediaportal/videos/1258493284196495/
The workshop was also reported in Myanma Alin, 26 November 2016.