D4B Debates - Panel Discussions on the coup in Burma

6/14/2021

D4B Debates - No 4 - Humanitarian Crisis in Burma

Season 1, Ep. 4
This is the fourth of four D4B podcasts that make up the D4B Debates that will help you unpack the coup in Burma.In this episode, the panel host Shane Brady engages four distinguished panellists in a discussion on the topic of the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Burma. What can other countries do to help, what are ethnic minority groups doing and more importantly, what is the National Unity Government doing to prepare to respond?The podcast format:The discussion begins with a brief introduction of each of the panel members.For each topic, panel members are asked to make a brief (5 mins) statement of their views.These statements are followed up with further questions from panel host Shane Brady.Podcast Host:Shane Brady- Co-Founder of Democracy for Burma campaign & International Humanitarian SpecialistPanellists include:Janelle Saffin MP - Member for Lismore (NSW) & Founder and past Chair of the Australia-Myanmar Parliament GroupGeoff Cohn OAM - Co-Found of Democracy for Burma & Founder of the Myanmar Eye Care ProjectDr Khon Ja - Humanitarian & Advocate for the Kachin Peace NetworkDeputy Minister Naw Htoo Phaw - NUG Ministry of Humanitarian and Disaster ManagementDuration:Approx 1 hour 30 minutesAdditional audio files have been taken as a sound bed from an Al Jazeera report sourced on YouTube - 10th June 2021. Democracy for Burma campaign information can be found here: www.democracyforburma.com.au#D4B #DemocracyforBurma #Burma #Myanmar #Democracy #ASEAN #UnitedNations #CRPH #NUG #NationalUnityGovernment #Australia #DFAT #HumanRights #foreignaffairs #foreignpolicy #HumanitarianCrisis #Humanitarian #KachinPeaceNetwork
6/4/2021

D4B Debates - No 3 - Australia's Role in Burma: Past, Present & Future

Season 1, Ep. 3
This is the third of four D4B podcasts that make up the D4B Debates that will help you unpack the coup in Burma.In this episode, the panel host Shane Brady engages three distinguished panellists in a discussion on Australia's role in Burma, the National Unity Government, sanctions, the Burmese military (the Tatmadaw), the ambitions of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and where the focus should be for Australia's foreign policy in regard to Burma /Myanmar. The podcast format:The discussion begins with a brief introduction of each of the panel members.For each topic, panel members are asked to make a brief (5 mins) statement of their views.These statements are followed up with further questions from panel host Shane Brady.Podcast Host:Shane Brady- Co-Founder of Democracy for Burma campaign & International Humanitarian SpecialistPanellists include:Dr Tun Aung Shwe - Spokesperson for the CRPH/NUG Support Group (NSW)Dr Roger Lee Huang - Lecturer at Macquarie University and author of the book 'The Paradox of Myanmar's Regime Change'Nicholas Coppel CSI - Adjunct Associate Professor (Practice) at Monash University and former Australian Ambassador to Burma / Myanmar (2015-2018)*** The podcast closes with an extra bonus audio clip taken from the recent Senate Estimates committee discussion between Senator Janet Rice and Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne on the topic of Australia's position and consideration given to imposing further targeted sanctions on Myanmar on the Tatmadaw. ***Duration:Approx 1 hour 38 minutesDemocracy for Burma campaign information can be found here: www.democracyforburma.com.au#D4B #DemocracyforBurma #Burma #Myanmar #Democracy #ASEAN #UnitedNations #CRPH #NUG #NationalUnityGovernment #Australia #DFAT #HumanRights #foreignaffairs #foreignpolicy #sanctions #targetedsanctions