January 17, 2020

YANGON January 18, 2020: "Can Asia Save a United Nations in Decline?" was the title of the lecture given at U Thant House by Kishore Mahbubani on the occasion of the former Secretary-General's 111th birthday.

Kishore Mahbubani is a former President of the UN Security Co...

October 31, 2019

YANGON October 31, 2019: U Thant House hosted a lunch in honour of H.E. Mr Chen Hai, Ambassador of China to Myanmar, together with Dr Thant Myint-U, Members of the U Thant House Board, Mr Liu Ying of the Bank of China and friends. 

October 28, 2019

YANGON October 28, 2019: U Thant House chairman Dr Thant Myint-U and executive director Sofia Busch hosted a discussion with Ambassador John Nielsen of Denmark and a visiting high-level delegation from Copenhagen, including Mr Henrik Thorup, MP, Chairman of the Danish...

September 7, 2019

YANGON September 7, 2019 : U Thant House hosted today a seminar with Yun Sun Director of the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center and one of the world's top scholars on China-Myanmar relations The seminar covered the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, China's politica...

July 23, 2019

YANGON July 23, 2019: U Thant House and ISP-Myanmar co-hosted on 23 July a reception and discussion with Professor James Fearon of Stanford University, Professor Adnan Khan of the London School of Economics, Dr Thant Myint-U, and U Min Zin, Executive Director of the In...

July 13, 2019

Yangon July 13, 2019: U Thant House hosted a discussion between Dr Thant Myint-U and the Anagat Dialogue., a network of younger Burmese professionals, to discuss the country's pressing challenges - including inequality and climate change - and options for the future.

May 24, 2019

Yangon May 24, 2019: U Thant House hosted a roundtable discussion with Mr. Robert Malley (President, International Crisis Group), Laurel Miller (Director of Asia Program, International Crisis Group) and Richard Horsey (Analyst, International Crisis Group). Leading figu...

May 23, 2019

Yangon, May 23, 2019: U Thant House hosted an exchange on the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor and regional issues with Prof. He Zukun, President of the Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) and other scholars from YASS. The discussion was chaired by Dr Thant Myint-U...

May 17, 2019

Nepal, May 17, 2019: A statue of former United Nations Secretary-General U Thant was unveiled at Lumbini in Nepal on 17 May 2019. The statue is an initiative of the Lumbini Development Committee. Dr. Thant Myint-U attended the unveiling ceremony at the invitation of th...

April 29, 2019

Yangon, April 29, 2019: 40 senior UNICEF representatives members of the  UNICEF Regional Management Team including senior officials from UNICEF’s New York Headquarters, Regional Office in Bangkok and all Country and Area Offices from the East Asia and Pacific region re...

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