A roundtable was arranged by Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS), at September 26th, 2017, on “Understanding Myanmar: Managing the Rohingya Refugee Crisis”. Brigadier General Shafaat Ahmad ndc, psc, (retired) a PhD scholar on Myanmar Studies, was the keynote presenter of the event.
The roundtable was a unique event as experts from different field of expertise gave their opinions and analysis on the ongoing Rohingya crisis. Brigadier General Shafaat Ahmad unveiled the little known reasons behind the ethnic tension in Myanmar, the history of colonial power and the struggle for independence. He also elaborated on some of the security implications of this ongoing crisis.