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A deteriorating building on Yangon's Maha Bandula Street, 2011
A deteriorating building on Yangon's Maha Bandula Street, 2011

World Monuments Fund, Yangon Heritage Trust Host Forum on Sustainable Development of Yangon, Myanmar

World Monuments Fund (WMF) and Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT) will host an international forum on the sustainable development of Yangon, Myanmar, from January 15–17, 2015. The forum, which will be held in Yangon, is in response to the recent political and economic changes in the country and how they are impacting the historic fabric of the former capital, which 100 years ago was one of the leading trade cities of Asia, home to people from across the globe.

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