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A Year in Transition: Assessing Democracy in Myanmar
7 February 2017,1100-1300 hrs

Date & Time: Tuesday, 07 February 2017, at 1130-1300 hrs
Venue: IPCS Conference Room, 18 Link Road, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi

 
On 07 February 2017, the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) hosted a panel discussion, titled 'A Year in Transition: Assessing Democracy in Myanmar'. The discussion was chaired by Ambassador (Retd) Rajiv Bhatia, Former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar. The panellists were: Professor Nehginpao Kipgen, Executive Director, Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs; Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray, Visiting Fellow, IPCS, and Director, Mantraya; and Professor Kenneth Holland, Executive Director, Centre for International Development, Ball State University (US)

PROGRAMME
 
1100 – 1110 hrs
Remarks by the Chair
by 
Ambassador (Retd) Rajiv Bhatia
Former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar

1110 – 1125 hrs
The Rohingya Conundrum
by 
Professor Nehginpao Kipgen
Executive Director, Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs

1125 – 1140 hrs
Ethnic Reconciliation and the Peace Process
by 
Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray
Visiting Fellow, IPCS; Director, Mantraya

1140 – 1155 hrs 
The Parliament as a Legislative Body
by 
Professor Kenneth Holland
Executive Director, Centre for International Development, Ball State University (US)

1155 – 1300 hrs
Discussion

1300 hrs
Lunch
 
 
 

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