Aung San Suu Kyi

Politics and Education

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, ranked #1 by the Foreign Policy in 2012 Top Global Thinkers, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar and the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate spoke at Kapuscinski development lecture on transition in Myanmar and the relations between education and politics.

Thursday 12.09.2013

Aung San Suu Kyi shared her experience on political, economic and social transition which Myanmar went through.  She spoke about the dynamic changes Myanmar is going through and challenges that the country is still facing. The lecture was hosted by the Lech Walesa Institute and the University of Warsaw.

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is the chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar, as well as a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. For years she has been an outspoken leader of Burmese opposition. She spent almost 15 years under house arrest for her struggle for freedom and democracy in Myanmar. In 2012 as part of the firs free by-elections she became a member of the parliament. Since then she has been playing an increasingly influential role in the transition process going on in Myanmar. Aung San Suu Kyi is ranked #1 among the 2012 Top Global Thinkers by the Foreign Policy.

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