2018 U Thant Memorial Lecture: "Leadership and Shared Prosperity" by Dr. Noeleen Heyzer

In commemoration of U Thant’s 109th Birthday, former UN Under Secretary-General Dr Noeleen Heyzer today gave a memorial lecture ‘Leadership for Peace and Shared Prosperity’ at the U Thant House in Kamayut Township in Yangon. Dr Noeleen Heyzer of Singapore is a member of the High-level Advisory Board on Mediation under the current UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Dr Heyzer is also a former UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and was the first woman to serve in that position. Under her leadership, UNESCAP focused on regional co-operation for a more resilient Asia-Pacific, founded on shared prosper

Myanmar Launch of Gandhi's Outstanding Leadership By P.A. Nazareth

U Thant House together with the Embassy of India cohosted the launch of the Myanmar edition of retired ambassador P.A. Nazareth's book "Gandhi's Outstanding Leadership". This was the 19th foreign in which the book has been published. The Myanmar edition was translated by U Hein Luk and published by Myanmar Heritage publications. The launch was held in the presence of Yangon Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung, prominent members of Myanmar's civil and political society and representatives of the diplomatic community. Indian Ambassador Vikram Misri opened the event. Historian Dr. Thant Myint-U gave a brief speech in which recalled Gandhi’s impactful visits to then Burma, particularly the one in 1929,

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