November 4, 2016
The 2-day ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) Symposium kicked off in Yangon, Friday.
The symposium is one of the AIPR activities, hoping to gather information and best practices for peace and reconciliation, as well as to provide recommendation on the subject to ASEAN member countries.
It will discuss subjects in the areas of peace negotiation, prevention of conflict eruption, building sustainable truce deals, among others.
Chairman, ASEAN Institute for Peace & Reconciliation (AIPR), Latsamy Keomany: "When we think about the peace and reconciliation, we have to think that this process is complex and multi-visited and it is taking time doing the key note address of the Union Minister said that we are not take days or nights or week but it will take years to have the successful peace and reconciliation therefore we should have our consultant, our comprehensive, our inclusive and also our participatory kind of strategy or process of peace and reconciliation."
Meanwhile, U Nyunt Maung Shein, Chairman from Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies said that he welcomed such kind of symposium that can contribute to the peace and reconciliation process in the country.
Chairman, Myanmar Institute of Strategic & International Studies , Nyunt Maung Shein: As the implementation of peace of reconciliation process in the country is the top priority movement of the current government, the information that we may gather from this symposium may contribute for the laying down of the country’s policy.
Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (Myanmar ISIS) and ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) organized the symposium, which will last till Saturday.
Ref; mitv News