The Challenges of Trust Building in Myanmar

Focus Asia October 1, 2013, No. 1

Myanmar is currently undergoing a transition in which trust building will be essential to establishing the country along a path of peaceful development.While progress has been made, there are some significant challenges ahead. This paper outlines some of these main challenges and obstacles in regard to building trust at all levels of society as well as links them to the prospects of success for peace, political development, and civil society formation.