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Aung San Suu Kyi voted winner of the 2011 Chatham House Prize

Toastmaster Richard Birtchnell with HE Madeleine Albright, former US Secretary of State. Photo by Matt Link

As the international icon of democracy and peaceful resistance to oppressive rule, Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Prize by Her Majesty the Queen in December 2011 and HE Madeleine Albright, US Secretary of State (1997-2001) accepted the Prize on her behalf. I was privileged to be the Toastmaster at this event. We hope that the Burmese heroine will be able to collect the award personally on her visit to London this June.