Panel Discussions to mark the 71st anniversary of the United Nations

Oct 20, 2016

To kick start celebrations to mark UN Day on October 24, two panel discussions are being held in at the University of Yangon on October 20.

The programme is as follows:

The United Nations and its Partnerships in Myanmar

Panel Discussion
20 October 2016
13:00-15:00, Yangon University


Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Pho Kaung, Rector of the University of Yangon

Opening Remarks by U Kyaw Zeya, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Keynote Speech by Ms. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar

Panel Discussion 1: Partnership toward a Sustainable Society in Myanmar
1) Prof. Dr. Chaw Chaw Sein, Head of International Relations Department, Yangon University
2) Mr. Bertrand Bainvel, UNICEF Representative in Myanmar
3) Daw Khine Khine Nwe, UN Global Compact (tbc)
4) U Denzil Abel, Senior Adviser, UN-Habitat
5) Moderator: Dr. Susu Thatun, Head Peace Support Unit, RCO

Panel Discussion 2: The importance of Rule of Law for Sustainable Development
1) Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General, International Development Law Organization
2) U Aung Myo Min, Executive Director, Equality Myanmar
3) U Kyaw Min San, Bago Region Minister of Natural Resources, Forest, and Environmental Conservation, Bago Region Hluttaw Representative
4) Daw Pansy Tun Thein, National Advisor, Gender Equality Network
5) Moderator: Mr. Peter Batchelor, Country Director, UNDP

Closing remarks by UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Renata Dessallien

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