Managing Change: Executive Policymaking in Myanmar

  • August 16, 2018
  • ISP Admin
Since 2011, Myanmar has undergone a daunting transition from entrenched military rule to a more democratic form of governance that can address longstanding political, economic and social fissures As the transition continues, what has become increasingly clear is that one of the biggest challenges for the government is how to solve technical problems by crafting Read more...

China’s Multi-layered Engagement Strategy and Myanmar’s Realities: The Best Fit for Beijing Policy Preferences - Report

  • February 28, 2018
  • ISP Admin
The Institute for Strategy and Policy – Myanmar’s new report “China’s Multi-layered Engagement Strategy and Myanmar’s Realities: The Best Fit for Beijing Policy Preferences” This report identifies China’s preferences toward Myanmar by exploring the various patterns of China’s recent engagement with diverse stakeholders from Myanmar (Full report) available at Amazon Kindle Read more...

Lives on Loan - Report

  • July 25, 2017
  • ISP Admin
Is Yangon is an exciting place, commercial hub of the country and former capital with a large urban population While just 30 percent of the country’s people live in urban areas, a finding shows that urban poverty is (346 percent) of the population and which is higher than expected Save the Children, in collaboration with Read more...

Building Critical Mass for Peace in Myanmar

  • July 1, 2017
  • ISP Admin
Executive Summary Myanmar’s latest peace conference, held on 24-29 May 2017, made welcome progress Following a deal brokered by China on the eve of the meeting, more armed groups came to Naypyitaw than expected On the final day, they agreed on 37 “principles” for a future peace accord, including a key provision that the state Read more...

Reports: Burma Votes for Change

  • July 2, 2016
  • ISP Admin
The New Configuration of Power Burma’s 8 November 2015 general elections—won in a landslide by the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi—have ushered in the second phase of the country’s political transition The NLD won 390 (794 percent) of the 491 (due to the cancellation of seven townships) total Read more...