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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is slated to speak in Geneva next month, in her first foreign speech since years under house arrest for leading Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement.
Suu Kyi will speak June 14, at the annual conference of the UN’s International Labor Organization, according to a press release.
She will then head to Oslo to give an acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, which she was awarded in 1991.
Suu Kyi returned to Myanmar in 1988 to care for her ailing mother, but the ruling junta placed Suu Kyi under house arrest for 15 of 22 years of the military rule.
She received her first passport in 24 years this month.