Categories Asia, Council, Myanmar, People

Paul Sein Twa

Regional representative for Southeast Asia

Based in Thailand.  Paul Sein Twa is the co-founder and Director of the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN) and President of the Salween Peace Park spanning more than 5,400 square kilometres of globally significant biodiversity. Paul has worked his entire life to protect the last dam-free main river in Asia. The Salween Peace Park was a 2020 Equator Prize, and Paul received the 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize for Asia.