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Geographical Region
Indian Sub-Continent and Bay of Bengal
Country
Myanmar
Years of Fellowship
2006-2007
Fields of Specialization
Continental Shelf
Host University
About / Bio
Mang Hau Thang, Assistant Director, International Law and Treaties Division, Consular and Legal Affairs Department, obtained his B.A (History) from the Yangon University of Distance Education in 1995. He then joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Head of Branch 2(Third Secretary) in January 1997. Mr. Thang worked in the ASEAN Affairs Department at Research Unit and was subsequently promoted to Head of Branch1 (Second Secretary) in December 1999. He then served as Second Secretary at Myanmar Embassy, Moscow, from March 2000 to November 2003. During in mission, he covered administrative and legal matters including Myanmar’s support in the international bodies requested by the States concerned. In November 2003, Mr. Thang worked at the Division and handles matters on the law of the sea, particularly on the extension of Myanmar’s continental shelf beyond 200 M, maritime boundaries delimitation with neighboring States and performs other duties. During the period, Mr. Thang took a nine-month course and earned Diploma in Business Law (DBL) from Law Department, Yangon University in December 2004. In January 2006, Mr. Thang was promoted to Assistant Director (First Secretary) in the same
department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar.