Discussion on the history of the UN Secretary-General's Good Offices in Myanmar

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 publication on the first twenty years of UN Good Offices in Myanmar (1992-2012).

 

The discussion included the ambassadors of Australia, Denmark, the EU, India, Japan, Singapore, Russia, the UK, Counsellors from the US and Chinese embassies, the UN Resident Coordinator, and U Thant House Chairman Dr Thant Myint-U.

 

With the support of the Government of Denmark, work is now underway on a second edition of the book that will include a new chapter on the Good Offices from 2012-2016, when Vijay Nambiar was Special Envoy.

 

The 2012 publication can be found here: 

https://www.ipinst.org/2012/11/a-good-office-twenty-years-of-un-mediation-in-myanmar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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