The European Union launched the CASE2Learn project to support over 300,000 indigenous teachers and students in 9 States and Regions throughout Myanmar. The EUR 20 million project will be implemented between 2019 and 2023 by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) which has over 35 years of experience delivering education projects in Myanmar and its local implementing partner RISE (Rural Indigenous Sustainable Education).
The European Union (EU) has 144 delegations and offices around the world to represent the EU and its citizens. In Myanmar, a fully-fledged EU Delegation was opened in 2013 and is located in Yangon. The Delegation's main tasks are to strengthen EU-Myanmar relations by engaging in political dialogue, supporting development and delivery of humanitarian aid, overseeing trade issues and promoting cultural exchange.
Since Myanmar has started its journey towards democracy in 2015, students and young professionals have seized the opportunity to study abroad – with Europe as one of the most coveted destinations. This year, with the help of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme, four Myanmar students are heading to prestigious European universities to make this dream a reality.
The European Union and its Member States together make a larger financial contribution to sustainable development than all other countries combined. Across the world, EU-funded development projects come in all shapes and sizes, but all of them focus on at least one of these five themes: