Newly elected Karen National Union General-Secretary Kwe Htoo Win is known by the Karen public to be among the most pragmatic leaders within the organization.
Only with a representative education policy will Burma be able to build a schools system that produces a skilled labor force while recognizing ethnic identities.
Education leads to a skilled workforce. In Burma’s case, it should also open our minds to the multi-cultured society we live in.
The involvement of powerful business interests in negotiations between the government and the KNU casts doubt on the entire peace process.