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Carlyle A. Thayer discusses the challenges in unraveling the complex web of sanctions placed against Myanmar by the US, EU and Australia.
The historic constraints on donor interventions in Burma—whether self-imposed sanctions or regime-imposed barriers—are increasingly giving way to a sense of heightened optimism about the possibilities of working on issues across the development spectrum. But while the terrain appears to be improving, there remain substantial barriers to effective programming beyond the overall pace and scope of political reform.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s participation in by-elections for Myanmar’s new parliament, her sweeping win, and the government’s endorsement of the result have completed a sea-change in the country’s politics – and as a result, its relations with the Western world including Australia.
This study brings together the ideas and arguments of Development Counselors, thematic
stakeholders, and Mekong Economics Ltd. It presents a brief review of contemporary PLC-type
instruments being used in Vietnam, including details in their design and common
implementation problems, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Like Minded Donor