U.S. Embassy Announces Continued Support for Conservation of Shwe Nandaw Monastery in Mandalay

For Immediate Release November 8, 2019 Yangon, Myanmar – The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce $300,000 of continued to support for the ongoing conservation efforts at the Shwe Nandaw Kyaung Monastery in Mandalay.  This brings the total U.S. investment in the conservation of this important cultural site to $1.1 million.  This support is through …

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REMARKS BY U.S. AMBASSADOR SCOT MARCIEL DURING THE 243rd CELEBRATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY

REMARKS BY U.S. AMBASSADOR SCOT MARCIEL DURING THE 243rd CELEBRATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY June 26, 2019 Good evening.  Welcome to all of you.  Welcome especially to our guest of honor, His Excellency U Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister in the Ministry of the Office of the State Counsellor and spouse …

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Why Does Responsible Business Matter

Why Does Responsible Business Matter [UMFCCI] May 30, 2019 What do we mean by responsible business, responsible investment? Others here, who are more expert on this topic, I think have a better and fuller definition. To me that basically means you are doing business first according to laws and rules and with ethical standards – …

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Ambassador Scot Marciel Remarks at the World Press Freedom Day Reception

Ambassador Scot Marciel Remarks at the World Press Freedom Day Reception   05-28-19 Welcome to all of you. Thank you so much for coming this evening. I know World Press Freedom Day was a few weeks ago, so I apologize; we’re commemorating it a little bit late. But we’re doing it even a little bit …

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STATEMENT ON THE DIPLOMATIC TRIP TO NORTHERN RAKHINE ON 2 OCTOBER 2017

STATEMENT ON THE DIPLOMATIC TRIP TO NORTHERN RAKHINE ON 2 OCTOBER 2017   At the invitation of the Myanmar Government, we visited Northern Rakhine today. We went to a number of villages in Maungdaw and Rathedaung districts and met a mixture of local communities. This initiative by the Government of Myanmar allowed us to show support …

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Ambassador Marciel’s remarks delivered at the Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies

Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chairman, thank you so much for the kind introduction, which mostly made me realize that I’ve been doing this kind of work for far too long. But it’s very kind of you to do it, especially after you just came back from a major surgery. Thank you to all of you …

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Ambassador Mitchell’s Speech at MISIS

Thank you very much, as stated I was last here in 2014 in another building and it’s very, very good to be back.  I do want to thank MISIS for having me back, especially MISIS Chairman Ambassador U Nyunt Maung Shein, as well as esteemed MISIS members Dr. Daw Kyi Kyi Hla, Daw Carole Ann …

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