Admission to special pre-conference luncheon
will be included with full conference registration
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will address “Challenges of a Free Press in Emerging and Established Democracies” on Sunday, March 9 at a special pre-conference luncheon in connection with the upcoming East-West Center International Media Conference in Yangon.
Suu Kyi, who was elected to parliament after being released from years of political house arrest in 2010 amid Myanmar’s dramatic social and political opening, will also announce the launch of her new Suu Foundation, dedicated to education and healthcare in Myanmar.
Admission to the private luncheon will be included with full registration for the conference, and registered participants will receive information on how to RSVP for the luncheon, scheduled for 11 am on March 9.
There’s still time to register and make travel plans for the conference, which runs from March 10 to 12. The conference theme is “Challenges of a Free Press” in Asia, the Pacific and the U.S.