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Aung Than

Aung Than


He is representing Republic Union of Myanmar which is one of South East Asian countries and ASEAN countries. He is a medical doctor as well as youth policy activist. He is founder of Myanmar Youth foundation for PEACE. In 2018, he got Global Goodwill ambassador in Humanitarian sectors. Since 2014, he was working in medical sector as mobile team leader/ medical doctor in IDP camps for treating refugee. Then he realized that only treating patients is not effective and need to make more sustainable development for community empowerment. He has worked as Social accountability, equity and inclusion officer at 3MDG_MHAA under UNOPS. As UN SDG advocate, he is working together with UNDP Asia Pacific region for ASEAN MY WORLD 2030. As young peace builder network, He is working together with other YNOP, implementation of UNSCR 2250. He has strong leadership style and building trust with local society. He always brings the voice of local community need to national level decision. He achieved MASHAV fellowship for innovation in women health program 2018, the he get some aid of innovation from Israel. He is honored as KAICIID fellowship 2019. At international level, his experiences related to PEACE Building for Global PEACE foundation. As a young heritage peace lover, he attended as Myanmar Representative in 42 session of World heritage Bahrain. In 2018 Nov, he achieved Asia Inspiration Award 2018 for community medicine during 2 nd south Asian Youth Summit. His abstract and paper “Equity and health for all” has present at Global Mekong region Health event 10 th in Kunming china. He has chosen as youth delegate for attend UN youth Assembly in August 2018. He has chosen as Myanmar delegate for UNOAC, UNDP event and WHO events. He attended as Myanmar NGO representative in DPI/NGO UN event. His Quotes to world “All are human being, We can get all right of UDHR, but conflict prevent for accessing UDHR, so we can solving with community dialogues.”

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