United States-Burma Partnership for Democracy, Peace, and Prosperity Fact Sheet

The United States recognizes the ongoing reform efforts to build a modern, peaceful, and democratic country and welcomes the opportunity to deepen engagement with the people of Burma and their government. Consistent with the aspirations of the people of Burma, the United States Government is launching a joint partnership with the Government of Burma to advance democratic reform, and lay the groundwork for a peaceful and prosperous future.

The Partnership for Democracy, Peace, and Prosperity involves a three-step process:

  1. Affirming a joint statement of principles in support of the democratic transition.
  2. Working together to develop a joint action plan prioritizing key areas.
  3. Honoring commitments made in the joint action plan to benefit the people of Burma.
Issuing Country 
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 11:30am