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Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall Discusses Reform Efforts, Inter-communal Violence, and Child Soldiers

Yangon – During her May 7-10 visit to Yangon, Naypyitaw, Meikhtila, and Mandalay, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall met with senior government officials, including Vice President Nyan Tun, Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, Presidential Ministers U Soe Thein and U Aung Min, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wunna Maung ...
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Under Secretary Richard Stengel Discusses Bilateral Relationship, Press Freedom, and Education and Exchange Programs

Yangon – Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel visited April 28-29 where he met with senior Union Government officials in Naypyitaw, including Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin, Minister of Information Aung Kyi, and Minister of Culture Aye Myint Kyu, to discuss the bilateral relationship, press freedom, and cultural exchanges. ...
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President Obama Answers Questions from Burmese Youth at Town Hall

Today, President Obama hosted a town hall with youth from across the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as part of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). YSEALI is the President’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in ASEAN, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and ...
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