ISID Policy Brief: Key Issues in the Myanmar November 2020 Elections

Published: 4 November 2020

On 8 November 2020, Myanmar will hold its second election since the country’s gradual liberalization began. Despite presenting itself as a force for liberal democracy five years ago, the National League for Democracy (NLD) has demonstrated its unwillingness to commit itself to the protection of civil freedoms and the expansion of federal governance. In ISID’s latest policy brief, Professors Erik Kuhonta and Franque Grimard, along with International Development Studies student Kai Scott, explore the key issues surrounding these upcoming elections and their potential impacts upon Myanmar’s future development.

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