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Australian National University (ANU) – CALL FOR PAPERS

Myanmar Update 2019: Living with Myanmar

Proposals due by 7 September 2018, with the conference to take place at The Australian National University on 15-16 March 2019

The next Myanmar Update conference will be held on Friday, 15 March and Saturday, 16 March 2019 at The Australian National University, Canberra. Hosted by the ANU Myanmar Research Centre, in the College of Asia and the Pacific, the conference has as its theme ‘Living with Myanmar’. 

 

 


RAKHINE STATE AND THE ROHINGYA CRISIS 

Two announcements were issued in Naypyitaw on 31 May, one concerning the establishment of an independent commission of enquiry “to investigate the violation of human rights and related issues following the terrorist attacks by ARSA”.

 

 

 

 



INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2018:  AUSTRALIA MYANMAR COOPERATION

The Australia Myanmar Institute (AMI) welcomes International Women’s Day and is proud to join with organisations in Australia and Myanmar celebrating this important day and its message of equality.  

 

 

 


MYANMAR STATE COUNSELLOR DAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S REPORT

Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi reported to the People in Myanmar in Naypyitaw on 12 October 2017.

 

 

 


EXTREME SENTIMENTS FUELED BY SOCIAL MEDIA

The United Nations Security Council in recent weeks has placed new focus on Myanmar through discussions about violence in the country’s western Rakhine state, allegations of “ethnic cleansing” and the exodus of hundreds of thousands of refugees into neighboring Bangladesh.

 

 

 


 

DAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S SPEECH ON 19 SEPTEMBER

Myanmar State Counsellor has arranged a diplomatic briefing in Naypyitaw on 19 September 2017 as she could not be able to travel to New York to the United Nations General Assembly.

 

 

 


 

RAKHINE: MYANMAR OFFICIAL RESPONSE TO THE KOFI ANNAN REPORT

Myanmar State Counsellor Office officially released the Final Report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on 24 August 2017.

 

 

 

 


 

CONGRATULATIONS TO VICTORIAN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AWARDS WINNER_SU HTET ZAW

AMI was very happy and excited to see the honour bestowed on Su Htet Zaw of Latrobe University, and associate member of AMI and a speaker at our seminar in August 2017 on education engagement between Myanmar and Australia.

 


 

 

AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY YANGON 2017-2018 DIRECT AID PROGRAM_CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

We are pleased to advise that applications for the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP) are now open.

 

 

 


AUSTCHAM MYANMAR – WEEKLY NEWS

As announced on 14 August 2017 current A-MCC members will soon be represented by a new merged organisation following an agreement to create one Australian Chamber of Commerce based in Yangon. The two Australian business chambers previously registered in Myanmar will soon operate using the following brand, name and logo .