Forum on Myanmar’s Democratic Transition

Session on “Myanmar Democracy Transition and Media” was held in Nay Pyi Taw on 12 August. Photo: MNA
14 August 2017
Speaking during a panel discussion on “The Role of Media in Democratic Transition” on the...
Mizzima Editor in Chief Soe Myint, left, Ms. Tone Tinnes, Ambassador of Norway, centre,  Mr. Chua Hian Kong Robert, Ambassador of Singapore, right. Photo: Min Min for Mizzima 
13 August 2017
Foreign ambassadors have expressed optimism that Myanmar is succeeding on its own path to...
Dr. SoerenKeil, Associate Professor, Canterbury Christ Church University in the United Kingdom. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
13 August 2017
A UK based expert says Myanmar has made significant progress on the path to full...
Singapore envoy to Myanmar Robert Chua. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
13 August 2017
Singapore envoy to Myanmar Robert Chua today called upon all elements of Myanmar society...
Panelists discuss Myanmar's democratic transition. Photo: Min Min for Mizzima
13 August 2017
"We don't want to be trapped in the past," says MP Phyo Zeyar Thaw.
Panelists - U Aung Hla Tun, Vice Chairman-1, New Media Council (R), Kavi Chongkittavorn, Executive Director and Chief Editor of Myanmar Times (R), and Mrs Dunja Mijatovic, international expert on media freedom (R-C) - discuss the importance of media in reporting on government developments and the changes on the road to full democracy in Myanmar. Photo. MOI
13 August 2017
The Myanmar government needs to work with the media to craft an accurate narrative of...
Indian Ambassador Vikram Misri speaking at the forum. Photo: Mizzima
12 August 2017
Indian Ambassador Vikram Misri held up the country's federal polity as a model for...
U Aung Kyi, Advisor to the Peace Commission. Photo: MOI
12 August 2017
Panelists said lessons should be learnt from history and from other countries in the...
Deputy Commerce Minister U Aung Htoo speaking at the forum. Photo courtesy of MOI
12 August 2017
"Inclusive growth and poverty reduction are key to growth," says U Myo Myint, Chairman of...
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the forum. Photo: Min Min for Mizzima
12 August 2017
Myanmar State CounsellorAung San Suu Kyi urged people to understand other people’s...
Ranga Kalansooriya, information director-general of Sri Lanka (L). Photo: MOI
12 August 2017
A Sri Lanka official on Saturday admitted that his government had only achieved 'negative...
Colonel Aung Myint Oo (C) Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
11 August 2017
A senior military official from the National Defence College said on Friday that the...