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Myanmar conflict may bring ethnic groups together

With the February 2021 military coup, Myanmar once again hit global media headlines. While the military junta continues to clamp down on pro-democracy protestors and the country is wracked with conflict and unrest, how will the changing political situation affect the Rohingya community in Bangladesh and in Rakhine State in Myanmar?

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Meeting with the Canadian Embassy

The three certificate students, who completed their study in May 2021, met with Ms. Maria C. Ramirez Serrano, the first secretary (cooperation) of the Embassy of Canada in Yangon, Myanmar by zoom on 18 May 2021. The students shared their experience at AIT with Ms. Serrano.

DPMM Student selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow

Mr. Ganesh Dhungana, a doctoral candidate in Disaster Preparedness Mitigation and Management (DPMM) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), has been selected as the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) Fellow by the Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom. The SSHAP fellowship supports future leaders in social science to apply their knowledge in humanitarian emergencies in locally relevant ways. 

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