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April 03, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to travel to Rangoon, Burma with IRI’s President, Ambassador Mark Green.  We had the privilege of meeting with a variety of political and civic leaders and were able to learn a great deal about the complex environment in which these actors must navigate ahead of... Read More
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Derek Luyten

Regional Director, Asia Division
April 01, 2015
It’s hard to come away from a meeting with Ko Ko Gyi without feeling inspired.  He has spent at least 17 of the last 25 years of his life in prison for his active participation in Burma’s democracy movement, most recently released in 2012.  Since IRI began activities inside Burma in 2012... Read More
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Johanna Kao

Senior Regional Advisor, Asia Division
March 18, 2015
Our president Ambassador Mark Green and the work of the Institute are featured in The Washington Diplomat’s People in the World Influence.  Here is the piece…... Read More
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Lisa Gates

Director of Communications