Ending ethnic conflict, opening up the economy, creating jobs and adopting constitutional reform are very large tasks looming in Burma’s future. Building consensus with minority parties also will be critical for the big changes that the Burmese must enact. But it would be a mistake to bet against a country of such beauty and tremendous natural resources, which welcomes you with a warm mingalaba (how are you doing!) greeting in each encounter.
Director of Government Relations and Communications
Jerry Hartz is NDI’s Director of Government Relations and Communications. Hartz brings a wealth of knowledge of legislative policy, procedure and communications experience to the Institute.