Promoting Democracy in Myanmar: Political Party Capacity Building
The burgeoning democracy in Myanmar relies on the strength and capacity of the country’s political parties. This paper by Aung Aung, a Burmese guest researcher at ISDP in 2012, explores the political environment in Myanmar, looking both at the main actors and the minor ethnic parties. It provides recommendations for these parties and the international community on how to engage and help build capacity and promote democracy in Myanmar.
China’s Health Diplomacy: Taking Forward the Health Silk Road in Southeast Asia
Geopolitical competition over Covid-19 vaccines is at its peak. In the absence of a fair and equitable mechanism to coordinate vaccine access, procurement seems to be based either on nationalistic […]
Understanding and Progressing Health System Decentralisation in Myanmar
Despite much lauded change in recent years, Myanmar’s national health system still lags behind its regional counterparts. Decades of civil war and military rule have created, at the national level, […]