Roundtable discussion on the history of UN Secretary-General's Good Offices in Myanmar
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: