On May 1st, IPI hosted a conversation with Vijay Nambiar, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar, who discussed the current situation in Myanmar and the work of the United Nations to address the political and security challenges there.
Mr. Nambiar previously served as Special Adviser to Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Prior to this, he served as Deputy National Security Advisor to the Government of India and Head of the National Security Council Secretariat and as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York (May 2002 to June 2004). Earlier, as Ambassador of India, he served successively in Pakistan (2000–2001), China (1996–2000), Malaysia (1993–1996), and Afghanistan (1990–1992). He was earlier Ambassador of India in Algeria (1985–1988).
The event was moderated by IPI Senior Adviser for External Relations, Warren Hoge.