“Is Peace Breaking Out in Southeast Asia?”

Event: Thursday, June 27, 2013

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC, 20036

Moderated by:

Vikram Nehru, Senior Associate and Bakrie Chair in Southeast Asian Studies, Carnegie Endowment

With special guest panelists:

John Brandon, Director, International Relations Program and Associate Director, Washington, D.C., The Asia Foundation

Kelley Currie, Senior Fellow, Project 2049 Institute

Steven Rood, Country Representative, Philippines and Pacific Island Nations and Regional Advisor for Local Governance, The Asia Foundation

Resolving protracted subnational conflicts in Southeast Asia has been a challenge for decades. But there are recent signs of progress—a transformational peace in Aceh, a framework agreement in Mindanao, initial peace talks with ethnic insurgency groups in Myanmar, and tentative peace talks between the Thai government and southern insurgents. Is peace breaking out in Southeast Asia?

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Co-sponsored with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Related topics: Subnational Conflict