Myanmar in Transition: A Conversation with Daniel RusselVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Fresh from a trip to Yangon and Naypyitaw, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific, will give an update on policy toward Myanmar as the country gears up for historic elections. Vikram Nehru of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will moderate.
This event is part of the “Myanmar Votes 2015” project of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, co-sponsored together with the Asia Society Policy Institute and the Southeast Asia Studies Department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
Daniel Russel is Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. Prior to his appointment as assistant secretary in July 2013, Russel served at the White House as special assistant to the president and National Security Council senior director for Asian affairs.
Vikram Nehru is a senior associate in Carnegie’s Asia Program where he focuses his research on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. Follow him on Twitter @VikramNehru.