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Two Years After the Myanmar Coup: Regional Perspectives on Human Security

Updated: Mar 1, 2023

By The University of Tokyo International Law Training and Research Hub


On February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military—known as the Tatmadaw—orchestrated a coup d’état that plunged the country into an economic and political crisis. Since the coup, Myanmar’s economy has shrunk by more than fifteen-percent, more civilians than ever-before have been internally displaced or become refugees, and human security continues to be under threat. In recognition of the 2nd anniversary of the coup, the Graduate Program on Human Security and the Research Center for Sustainable Peace at UTokyo will host a panel of experts from different countries within the Indo-Pacific to discuss the prolonged impact of the coup on Myanmar and the regional stability of surrounding countries. Invited experts will provide remarks, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A session.



Please register via the following link: https://forms.gle/Sfio87vB2FupbBf6A


Date: 21 March (Tue) 2023, 15:00-17:30 JST

Venue: Building 18, the University of Tokyo Komaba Campus & Online (pre-registration required by the day before)

Speaker:

Scot Marciel (Former U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar)

Kasit Piromya (Former Foreign Minister of Thailand)

Adelina Kamal (Former Director of the ASEAN AHA Centre)

Gautam Mukhopadhaya (Former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar)

Thomas Daniel (Senior Fellow, ISIS (Malaysia))

Moe Zaw Oo (Deputy Foreign Minister, National Unity Government of Myanmar)

Teppei Kasai (Program Officer, Human Rights Watch)

Moderator: Sam Baron (Visiting researcher, Research Center for Sustainable Peace, the Univerisity of Tokyo)

Organizer: Graduate Program on Human Security (HSP), The University of Tokyo

Co-organizer: Research Center for Sustainable Peace (RCSP), Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), The University of Tokyo

Co-sponsor: The Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies




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