Dr. Thein Swe, Technical Assistance Coordinator, Asian Development Bank
Dr. Thein Swe taught economics, finance, and globalization studies at Payap University in the International MBA program and South East Asian Institute of Global Studies. He has served as Alternate Executive Director of the World Bank (1977-1979) Technical, representing member countries of Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Burma, Nepal and Fiji on the Board of Directors.
He joined Asian Development Bank in January 1990 as Project Specialist in Central Projects Services Office and later on as Program Office for Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan up to 1997.Senior Programs Officer for Nepal and Bhutan up to 1999. Dr. Thein Swe studied at Rangoon University; Central School of Planning and Statistics, Poland; Australian National University, where he earned BA with General Honors; M. Econ, DSc. Econ, Manpower and Economic Development; Transition Economics respectively.
Naw May Oo, Fellow
Noel Jones, PhD, Visiting Professor
Paper: "Education Reform and National Reconciliation in Burma," Pon Nya Mon, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Salween Institute.
SI: A Short Guide to Photojournalism (PDF)
By Kyaw Aung Lwin, an experienced journalist and a former international broadcaster from the Voice of America.
SI: Networking and Strategic Communications (PDF), a power point presentation and training guide for community and organizational leaders.
SI: Media Relations Training Guide (PDF), designed for beginners who are aspired to become engaged citizen activists with media savvy.
Analysis: Burma Needs a Practical Long-term Policy on Rohingya Issue, an analytical essay by Greh Moo, originally appeared on DVB English website.
Analysis: Self-determination and Constitutional Reform in Burma, an analysis by Saw Kapi, originally posted on DVB English website.
Paper: Towards a Negotiated Solution to Burma's Ethnic Issues (in English PDF), a presentation by Saw Kapi at the Karen Affairs Meeting (March 29-30, 2013) in Pa-an, Karen State.
Opinion: Caught in a Two-front War in Post-ceasefire Karen State, an op-ed by Greh Moo, originally appeared in the Karennews.org.
Opinion: Education is Key to Burmese Reform, a commentary by Saw Kapi, originally appeared in the Irrawaddy.
Opinion: Education Reform Needed for Burma, a commentary by Saw Kapi originally appeared in The Irrawaddy.
Opinion: Drawing Lessons form the Sri-Lankan Experience, a brief analysis by Saw Kholon, originally appeared in Mizzima.
Opinion: Negotiating with the Burma Government: In Search of a National Consensus by Saw Kapi, originally appeared in the Karennews.org.
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