Mission Gentiloni Minister in Myanmar

The Minister Paolo Gentiloni today begins a mission in Myanmar that will last until 8 April. Gentiloni met Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, the minister was the first between the Foreign Ministers of the West to meet her the day after his assumption of the ministry of Foreign Burmese. They are also scheduled meetings with President Htin Kyaw, with the Minister of Religious Af...
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Dearest friends, It’s Easter time. It’s Easter of resurrection in Myanmar. In few days, on 1 April, for the Buddhist New Year’s Eve, which is celebrated with water, the new government will come into power. It will be composed of 18 members, half of the previous one. Aung San Suu Kyi will take on the role of Minister in the Cabinet of President U Htin Kyaw, her right-hand ...
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Burma: after the vote, time for choices

Democracy is democracy. In a democracy the people is sovereign. The Burmese people have decided. On  November 8th general election, they overwhelmingly chose the leader of the country: Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy cannot be an obstacle run. The 2008 Constitution does not allow Aung San Suu Kyi to be elected as President. A Constitution that survives the regime that p...
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Zampa, “Let Aung San Suu Kyi speed up change with reforms”

January 30th 2016 by Barbara Tedaldi Rome - The transition in Myanmar has started and now Aung San Suu Kyi with her leadership should speed it up, starting new civil institutional and economic reforms, but the international community international must help this difficult but irreversible path. Sandra Zampa, president of the Parliamentary Association Friends of Burma, exp...
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Albertina Soliani writes to the Myanmar’s Ambassador in Italy about the arrest of U Gambira

  Dear Mr. Ambassador the recent arrest of U Gambira in Mandalay has deeply affected us. Our friendship with the people of Burma leads us to support the process of reconciliation and peace, trusting that there will not be any episodes of suffering anymore. The human story of U Gambira is to the attention of the world and we would like to hope that his health and ...
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