Myanmar Forum 2016 – In Conversation With U Ko Ko Gyi, General Secretary, 88 Generation (Peace and Open Society), one of the Forum highlights…

ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute partnered with University of Michigan’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies for the Myanmar Forum which was held on Friday, 20 May 2016. Myanmar country specialists, business and government practitioners, and an international audience of public and private sector actors interested in Myanmar’s development, participated in the Forum.

The highlight of the Forum was a dialogue session with U Ko Ko Gyi, General Secretary of the 88 Generation (Peace and Open Society) which is a highly respected political organization born out of the student-led democracy protests of 1988. U Ko Ko Gyi is a leading Burmese politician, democracy activist and former prisoner of conscience.

More than 150 participants attended the Myanmar Forum 2016.

For event highlights, click here.