DPG-Asian Confluence Panel Discussion: Impact of the Myanmar crisis on North-East India
On June 17, 2021, the Delhi Policy Group and Asian Confluence jointly hosted a panel discussion on the Myanmar crisis and its impact on North-East India. The event brought together academics, civil society activists, media personnel and policymakers to consider the following aspects:
a)The impact of the evolving situation in Myanmar on the North-eastern region in India and long-term implications for India’s AEP.
b)Growing ethnic conflict on Myanmar and the impact on the ethnic landscape in India.
c)The influx of refugees and associated aspects such as rehabilitation, humanitarian assistance and repatriation.
d) The impact of developments in Myanmar on border regions, trade and above all ongoing projects such as the KMTTP and the Trilateral Highway.
e)The respective perceptions of security and development of border regions on both sides, and their impact on ongoing connectivity projects.
f)Recent trends in narcotics and small-arms trafficking across India-Myanmar border.
The event profile, agenda and list of participants can be seen here.