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.
Quad Plus EU: A Viable Option for the Times?
Today, the primary Indo-Pacific contest is not just about the China-US hegemony. It also involves a range of so-called “middle powers” – including Australia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, […]
On the Path to Civil War: Beijing Navigates Post-Coup Myanmar
Abstract Protests against the military’s February 1 coup d’état continue in Myanmar. On March 27, the bloodiest day yet, over 114 civilians, including many children, were shot by regime forces. […]