Myanmar

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Official explanations that blame terrorism for the conflict in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State should not be accepted at face value, writes Melissa Crouch.

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The Kirby Institute's new research collaboration with Myanmar's University of Medicine 2 will build research capacity in infectious diseases in the country, which faces considerable health challenges.

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The UNSW-led Football United sport for social change program is expanding throughout Myanmar's universities, building the capacity of young people and communities.

Myanmar

The National League for Democracy is leading a major peace process that could see not only an end to decades of conflict against armed ethnic groups, but also a way forward for constitutional reform, writes Melissa Crouch.

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UNSW’s Football United is using the World Game to help heal social wounds in Myanmar, which is slowly recovering from six decades of conflict.

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A love of Indonesian was the start of legal academic Melissa Crouch's commitment to the region that has widened to include Myanmar, Asia's newest democracy.

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The dawn of a truly democratic era in Myanmar will depend on delicate dialogue in the lead-up to the appointment of the new president, writes Melissa Crouch.

Rohingya

Western perceptions of Buddhism in Myanmar are still largely blinded by the shiny golden mirage of the pagodas, and the assumption that Buddhists must be peaceful, loving and good, writes Melissa Crouch.

Aung San Suu Kyi

As Aung San Suu Kyi's party prepares to take power in Myanmar, UNSW Law is hosting a conference to discuss the opportunities and challenges the country faces after more than 50 years of military-backed rule.

Dawn in Bagan

As part of its democratisation process, Myanmar needs an impartial institution to determine the constitutionality of legislation and hear disputes between levels of government, writes Melissa Crouch.

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