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Kumbun Lanung Tu

Kumbun Lanung Tu

2016 Class, Burma
Liberty and Leadership Forum

Kumbun Lanung Tu is an assistant coordinator and trainer with the Naushawng Education Network (NSEN), which provides civic education and training for young people who are working to build democracy in Burma.  He teaches courses on transitions to democracy, federalism, and other subjects. Previously he was a civic education trainer with the Youth Education Reform Entrepreneur organization and an administrative assistant and assistant liaison officer at the Kachin Independence Organization in Myitkyina. After the civil war broke out in 2011, Kumbun Lanung Tu began teaching English and politics to internally displaced children.

Kumbun Lanung Tu studied transitions to democracy with Educational Initiatives in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He also participated in an introductory course on international politics and Scandinavian politics and government at University of Oslo. He has published articles in English and in the Kachin language for Jinghpawkasa online media and other publications in order to highlight the suffering of the Burmese people.