Our next Quarterly Discussion is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 in Yangon.

The subject of this discussion will be “Women and Economic Policy Leadership for 2020 and Beyond“.

Our Distinguished Panel will include:

Naw Pan Thinzar Myo, Kayin Minister for Ethnic Affairs,Yangon Region Government

Thi Dar Nwe
, Senior Policy Specialist, Myanmar Development Institute
Cheery Zahau, Country Program Director, Burma/Myanmar, Project 2049 Institute
Moderating this Discussion will be Jennifer Peterson, Economic Unit Chief from the US Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar

We are additionally delighted to announce that we are working with the Asian Economic Forum in launching of their first Annual Lecture to be named as the:

Nineteenth Amendment Annual Lecture
supporting Women’s Right, Educational Equality and Economic Policy Leadership

Delivering this first annual Lecture will be Dr. Thet Thet Khine, Member of Parliament, House of Representatives & Founder of the People’s Pioneer Party, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Date: Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Time: 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Venue: Freedom Hall
American Center Yangon
Yangon, Myanmar

Admission: All are welcome.

About: The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

We are extremely grateful to Scot Marciel, The Ambassador of the United States of America and Mr. Robert Strang, US Department of Justice at the  US Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar for their thought leadership at the  ‘Engagement with Policy Stakeholders‘ Discussion.

The subject of the Discussion was:

Myanmar 2020 and Beyond

This Discussion took place on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar  and was designed specifically for the benefit Members of Parliament of the Pyithu Hluttaw (House of Representatives) and other senior law enforcement stakeholders.

We are extremely pleased by the attendance and engagement which focused primarily on the virtues of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance issues and the path towards national legislation for this cause.

This Discussion was Editorially supported by the Asian Economic Forum

Our last Quarterly Economic Development & Outlook discussion took place on on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 in Yangon. 

The subject of our discussion was “Modernizing the Financial Sector“. This Discussion was focused exclusively on Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Issues.

We are extremely grateful to Thuang Han, Managing Director, CB Insurance Public Limited & CB Securities Limited and George Koshy, Director Risk & Compliance, UAB Bank Limited for their valuable insights and perspectives.

An Executive Summary of this Discussion is now available.

The next Quarterly Economic Development & Outlook discussions is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 (new date).

Admission to the Economic Development & Outlook Discussion is free for all Myanmar Economic Forum and Asian Economic Forum members, Myanmar government stakeholders & invited guests. If you know of senior stakeholders and policy makers that would like to be a part of these discussions, please have them contact any of our Committee Co-Chair’s for inclusion.

If you would like to engage with any of our Committee Co-Chairs on any economic discussion subject, please email us at [email protected]

We are extremely grateful to Mrs. Dorothee Janetzke-Wenzel, The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany for her valuable perspectives and her presentation on “ENERGIEWENDE – Transformation of the German Energy System”

This Quarterly Economic Development & Outlook discussion took place on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw.

The subject of our discussion was:

Energy diversification & reforms as drivers of stability & peace

in association with Climate Change Economics at the Asian Economic Forum

An Executive Summary of this Discussion is now available.

We are extremely grateful to Dr. Thet Thet Khine, Member of Parliament, Dagon Township, Dr. Saw Nay Nwe, Deputy Managing Director at AA Medical Products Ltd and Kyawt Kay Khaing, Deputy CEO at United Amara Bank Limited for their brave thought leadership at:

Economic Engagement with Myanmar – the road ahead

that took place on Wednesday March 27th, 2019 in Bangkok at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand.

We are additionally thankful to Jonathan Head, SE Asia Correspondent at the BBC, who moderated this discussion and also to John Fleming, Senior Commercial Officer and First Secretary at US Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar who provided us with an independent country assessment.

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