REUTERS/Jorge Silva - Supporters of Myanmar's pro-democracy figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi gather outside National League for Democracy headquarters (NLD) in Yangon, Myanmar, November 9, 2015.

Past Event

Myanmar/Burma: November 8 election analysis and near-term outlook

November 20, 2015

On November 20, the Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies hosted a panel discussion on the conduct of the election in Myanmar and the campaign leading up to it, and the outlook for an NLD-led government, the peace process, and the economy. Panelists included Aung Din, a former political prisoner in Myanmar and founder of the U.S. Campaign for Burma; Priscilla Clapp, former chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Burma from 1999 to 2002; Renaud Egreteau, fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center; and Brookings Nonresident Senior Fellow Lex Rieffel. Brookings Senior Fellow and Southeast Asia Chair Joseph Chinyong Liow moderated the discussion.

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