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Myanmar's Historic Election: One Year Later

Myanmar's Historic Election: One Year Later
1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N, Munk School of Global Affairs
Time: Oct 17th, 12:00 pm End: Oct 17th, 2:00 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), 2000-
Talk by Mark McDowell Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

The Asian Institute and the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies presents

Myanmar's Historic Election: One Year Later

Mark McDowell

Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar


Monday, October 17, 2016 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

108N – North House, Munk School of Global Affairs. 1 Devonshire Place


Ambassador McDowell will describe the run-up to Myanmar's historic November 2015 election, and then take a look at the transition, Aung San Suu Kyi's first months in power, and the challenges that lie ahead.

Mark McDowell served from 2013 to 2016 as Canada’s first resident Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. He joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 1994 and has served abroad in New York, Taipei, Bangkok, and Beijing. At headquarters his most recent position was Director of Public Diplomacy and Domestic Outreach, and he has worked extensively on international Aboriginal/Indigenous issues.

Ambassador McDowell received his BA in History and Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and has Master’s degrees from the University of Toronto and Harvard University. From 2008 to 2009 he was an Asia Research Fellow at the Ash Institute for Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School.

 

This event is free an open to all. Registration is required. For further information, please contact Rachel Ostep 416-946-8996


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