It is two years since the coup and the junta still does not have full control of Myanmar. This is because of the bravery and ongoing resistance of the majority of its people, particularly the youth. However, one of our programme alumni, Aung Lwin (2015), has been sentenced to five years in prison and, sadly, has been unable to take up a Masters Scholarship in Australia. A very high price to pay for his community leadership.
Trade unions are calling for a ‘New Social Contract’ to revitalise progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Addressing widespread insufficiencies, they urge the creation of more sustainable jobs and