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Liberty and Leadership

Equipping democracy advocates with the knowledge and skills to succeed during a democratic transition.


Men and women from Burma have completed the program, including former political prisoners, members of parliament, journalists, and other emerging leaders


Refugees provided with food and supplies by Aung Kyaw Moe, program graduate who developed an organization providing support to Rohingya refugees

When countries begin the transition to freedom, equipping young leaders with practical leadership skills and the principles of democracy and the free market is crucial to their success.

Freedom and democracy are essential to lasting peace and prosperity. According to Freedom House, more than half of the world's population live in places that aren't entirely free -- and that number is rising.

Focus on Burma (Myanmar)

Burma recently embarked on a transition from military to civilian rule, but significant obstacles to democracy remain -- most notably, ongoing ethnic conflict and refugee crises.

The Liberty and Leadership program equips young scholars with the knowledge they need to lead during a democratic transition.

Updates from the military coup in Burma

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