This 17-minute video documents an exercise in representative democracy as carried out in Mutraw District in Karen State. One man and one woman from each of the 26 villages in this region cast a vote and voice their community’s concerns towards realizing the dream of the Salween Peace Park. Following the launch of the self-declared peace park by Karen communities, leaders and civil society on 18th of December 2018, the process began of selecting community representatives to a committee to govern and coordinate implementation of the work.

Realizing Community Representation