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Myanmar Fellowship Day 3


The 3rd day started with a visit to the Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute (MRTI). Discussions surrounded Myanmar's large potential for tourism, which - if harnessed in a responsible manner - can maximize the benefits for communities and the economy. As the number of businesses involved in the tourism industry continued to grow, it will be increasingly important for the government and other stakeholders in Myanmar to ensure tourism can help empower local communities, create livelihoods, while having a strong focus on environmental protection.

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ASEAN Lecture Series on ''ASEAN-Canada Relations: Anniversaries, Histories and the Future of a Partnership''

The ASEAN Lecture Series features high-level policy- makers, eminent scholars, public intellectuals and business leaders discussing transformative ideas that will shape the development of the region, in addition to fostering a better understanding of ASEAN, and its relations with the international community.

Professor Emeritus Richard Stubbs of McMaster University delivered the ASEAN Lecture on “ASEAN-Canada Relations: Anniversaries, Histories and the Future” at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute. Click the image for the direct Youtube link. You can also access the lecture, as well as other presentations through the ISEAS website here.

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Myanmar Fellowship Day 2

In the morning of Day 2 of the ASEAN CSR Fellowship in Myanmar, Fellows had a conversation with Myanmar ‘Returnees” to learn how the new wave of returning Myanmar businessmen are becoming Myanmar’s pioneers of responsible business.

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ASEAN CSR Fellowship in Myanmar (3-7 July 2017)

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The ASEAN CSR Fellowship commences its third module today, 3 July 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar. The Fellows will be studying the best practices of responsible businesses in key industries in Myanmar. Of special interest are extractive mining, garment manufacturing and tourism.

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Inaugural ASEAN CSR Fellowship’s 3rd Phase is in Myanmar and aims to build up on the understanding of responsible businesses in the opening economy in Myanmar and the growing economy in ASEAN

3 July 2017, Yangon – Responsible business is receiving greater attention in ASEAN, particularly in
countries such as Myanmar which is experiencing an influx of investments and business activities after
the political and economic transitions.

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