Welcome to The Supreme Court of the Union

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is situated in south-east Asia and is bordered on the north and north-east by China, on the east and south-east by Laos and Thailand, on the south by the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal and on the west by Bangladesh and India.

            The  total land area of Myanmar is 676,578 sq. kilometers, forest covering area is 344,237 sq. kilometers, harvested gross area is 14,772,803 hectares and sown gross area is 15,449,850 hectares including areas under double or triple cropping and coastline is 2,276 kilometers.

            Rivers, namely “Ayeyarwady, Chindwin, Sittoung and Thanlwin” are flowing from north to south forming delta areas of the country. The river, Mekong  flows along the eastern most part of Myanmar forming a boundary between Myanmar and China for 31 kilometers and between Myanmar and Laos for 234 kilometers.

            Myanmar has rich mineral deposits and also has a large potential of energy resources such as  hydro carbons and a great potential of hydropower. The population of Myanmar is estimated 60 millions in the year 2011.

            Myanmar became a member of the United Nations on 19th  April 1948 and actively participated in the activities of the United Nations and its agencies. On 23rd  July 1997, she became the full fledged member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).

            Today the Supreme Court of the Union of the Republic of Myanmar is trying to strengthen the Myanmar Judicial System to be abreast with current developments.


Nay Pyi Taw, 18th October 2017

Research Workshop jointly organized by ICJ-DIHR Joint Venture and the Office of the Union Supreme Court under Denmark-Myanmar Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights is held at Myat Taw Win Hotel, Naypyitaw

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Nay Pyi Taw, 17th October 2017

Handover Ceremony of Computer Sets to the Supreme Court of the Union By ICJ-DIHR Joint Venture and Strategic Planning Meeting between ICJ and USC Planning Team is held at the Office of the Union Supreme Court this morning.

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Nay Pyi Taw, September 25

 UNION CHIEF JUSTICE U Htun Htun Oo attended the 17th Conference of Chief Justice of Asia and the Pacific which was held in Tokyo, Japan from 19 to 21 September 2017.

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Nay Pyi Taw, 26th August 2017

 Judicial Colloquium on Commercial and Corporate Law was held by the Supreme Court of the Union at Kempinski Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw from 26 to 28 August 2017 in collaboration with Asia

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Nay Pyi Taw, 22nd August 2017

Workshop on Intellectual Property co-organized by the Office of the Union Supreme Court and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was held at the Park Royal Hotel today.


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