Aung Than Oo
Dr. Aung Than Oo is , ASEAN Young leader biodiversity fellowship as well as One Health project consultant at the ASEAN center for Biodiversity ACB and he is public health researcher for social science and humanitarian action platform SSHAP . He is a GESA Fellowship 2022 , creating the Seed Lab; as CSO lead, He was nominated as the ASEAN youth change maker award 2020. Dr. Aung is Rotary Peace Fellowship at the Rotary Peace Center of Makerere University, Uganda, East Africa. He is also Art for good fellowship at the Singapore International foundation 2022. He also worked as regional coordinator of Mekong Cultural Hub cooperation with ASEAN member states. His academic background-He graduated with two master degrees in public health from the Tsinghua University, and BRAC university as WHO TDR scholarship alumni. He is an IUCN Commission member CEC. Besides, he can manage the community based projects and social behaviour change projects, as well as have strong communication skill. He has studied the environmental conservation and impact assessment from new innovative tech the Yale university and SEARCA. he is also the alumni of the MASHAV MCTC , state of Israel in 2018. He presented research paper at Yale 2020 International Society of Tropical Foresters Conference ISTF Chapter’s 26th Annual Conference. He is an environmental activist,alumni of Taiwan Democracy foundation, Equita, ISHR. As a fellowship of Asia peace innovator forum, Salzburg Global Seminar, to develop the Eco-youth-camp projects in the Mekong region. He earned a triple master’s degree as WHO scholarship fellowship. He worked at INGO and UN agencies such as WHO; his working experience is more than seven years, supporting humanitarian aid, conflict analysis and the Myanmar peacebuilding process. As ASEAN Young leader related Biodiversity, EU-ASEAN, ASEM, his expertise in strong advocacy, communication skill with leaders and communities. He has initiated the dialogue for peace to reduce hate speech among the different faith groups. As for heritage promotion, he served as regional coordinator for Knowledge exchange among the Greater Mekong Region.