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Local Governance in Federalism

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Course Fee
35,000 MMKs

Course Descriptions

Local level government, the most accessible form of government to the people, is the most indispensable part of democracy. In other words, it can be regarded as the most fundamental and foundational government. There are various practices applied by democratic governments when it comes to local governance. Based on the differences, the effects and impact on self-determination and autonomy of local government can vary. In count, local governments relate not only to local democratic governance but also to the States’ assurance of rights and autonomy to the local ethnic people residing in the ethnically diverse country. Therefore, it is crucial to well understand the arrangements of local government institutions and the distribution of power among union, state and local governments. By having knowledge, students can contribute to the prospects of the local government system in the future federal union of Myanmar.