Report to the People By State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
12 October 2017
The University of Oxford shares the profound concern of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the treatment of the Rohingya minority community in Myanmar.
Since the country established its first democratically elected government for more than 50 years, in 2015, Oxford has expanded a wide-ranging programme of assistance to universities in Myanmar, in particular the University of Yangon.
The institution’s goal is to support peaceful and inclusive democracy, strengthened rule of law, and the provision of greater economic opportunities through higher education. The University remains committed to these ideals, and hopes the Myanmar administration, led by Oxford alumna Aung Sang Sui Kyi, can eliminate discrimination and oppression, and demonstrate to the world that Myanmar values the lives of all its citizens.
14 September 2017
IGS at LMH Statement: The new position statement by Oxford University gives further clarification and background to its current programme of continued educational/academic assistance to HE institutions in Myanmar. IGS at LMH, with its particular focus on gender centred transformative research and dialogic modes of institutional and individual collaboration, constitutes part of Oxford University’s Burma Programme.
Maria Jaschok, Director of IGS
15 September 2017