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...

March 8, 2019

Yangon, March 8, 2019: U Thant House hosted an exchange on regional relations with a visiting delegation from India led by Mr. Vinod K. Jacob, Joint Secretary, Government of India and the Senior Officers and researchers from the Ministry of External Affairs. The delega...

February 27, 2019

Yangon, February 27, 2019: U Thant House gratefully received a donation from H.E. Ambassador Shri Saurabh Kumar on behalf of the Government of India.The grant will help fund future seminars and roundtable discussions, as well as contribute towards the museum, education...

February 14, 2019

Yangon February 14, 2019: Mr.Johan Hallenborg (Head of  the Yangon section office of the Swedish Embassy), Mr.Nicolas Weeks (Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden), Mr.Anders Frankenberg (Head of development cooperation Sweden's Yangon Office) were briefed by U Tha...

January 27, 2019

U THANT HOUSE ANNOUNCES A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH UNICEF YANGON January 27, 2019: UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore and U Thant House Chairman Dr. Thant Myint-U announced plans to work together on education for peace in Myanmar on 27 January 2019. U Thant House i...

October 2, 2018

Yangon October 2, 2018: U Thant House and the Embassy of Denmark on 2 October co-hosted a presentation and discussion on the history of the UN Secretary-General's Good Offices in Myanmar.

The presentation was made by Sofia Busch and Dr Morten Pedersen, authors of a 2012...

August 7, 2018

Yangon August 7, 2018: U Thant House hosted a stimulating seminar with H.E. Vikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar, to discuss the "Indo-Pacific" concept and related regional and bilateral issues on 7 August 2018.

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