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Please note: Years listed represent the fiscal year in which the project took place. Projects from a completed fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Sept. 30) are added the following fiscal year.

Displaying 3 Projects

Projects : Myanmar

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10th International Burma Studies Conference – Northern Illinois University

Supporting the premier venue for scholars, policymakers, decision-makers, NGO leaders, and graduate students to meet and debate the challenges and opportunities Myanmar faces after a half century of political and economic stasis. The Foundation organized a panel featuring senior advisors to Myanmar's president.

Total Expenditures: $10,000

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation

DFID Partnership Program Agreement: Conflict and Security Programs

Regional partnership with the Department for International Development, U.K. (DFID), including seven countries (Pakistan, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Timor-Leste, Thailand, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka), that is working to improve state-society relations in conflict-affected areas throughout the region. Helping to reduce mistrust and alienation between conflict-affected communities and state authorities. Strengthening and expanding locally driven efforts to improve governance and resolve disputes. Contributing to improved understanding of aid effectiveness in conflict-affected and fragile states.


Trade Facilitation and the Cost of Non-Cooperation to Consumers in the ASEAN Economic Community

Conducting a study to highlight the gains that would accrue to consumers of five ASEAN Economic Community Members (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar) from enhanced regional trade integration.  Regional workshop for public and private sectors representatives from each country conducted in Bangkok on March 29, 2012.

Total Expenditures: $23,800

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
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