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ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးညီလာခံ – (၂၁) ရာစုပင္လံုႏွင့့္ ပတ္သက္၍ အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားေၾကညာခ်က္

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လ ၃၁ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးညီလာခံ – (၂၁) ရာစုပင္လံု အားစတင္က်င္းပေတာ့မည္ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ျပည္သူေ႐ြးခ်ယ္တင္ေျမွာက္ေသာ အ႐ပ္သား အစိုးရသစ္လက္ထက္တြင္ ျမန္မာျပည္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးႏွင့္ အမ်ဳိးသား ျပန္လည္ရင္ၾကားေစ့ေရး ရရွိႏိုင္ရန္ ညီလာခံႀကီးကို အစျပဳႏုိင္ခဲ့ျခင္းအတြက္ မိမိတို႔မွ မ်ားစြာ ဝမ္းေျမာက္ ဂုဏ္ယူမိပါသည္ […]

August 30, 2016  •  By 113 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Investigate death and alleged rape of Rohingya woman

The Myanmar authorities must ensure a prompt, independent, impartial and effective investigation into the death and alleged rape of a Rohingya woman […]

August 30, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Must Press For Practical Steps on Rohingya

We, BROUK are grateful for the UN Secretary General stressing the need for action on problems facing Rohingya, during his press conference with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi today. The Annan Commission is looking at long-term solutions on the Rohingya issue, but many problems faced by the Rohingya, including what Ban Ki-moon’s own […]

August 30, 2016  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Asian Highway developments linked to conflict and displacement in Karen State

A new report by THWEE Community Development Network, the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN), and the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) reveals how the brand new Asian Highway in Karen State has been built at the expense of communities who had the misfortune of standing in the way of transnational trade interests […]

August 26, 2016  •  By Karen Environmental and Social Action Network, Karen Human Rights Group and THWEE Community Development Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

How Community-Driven is the World Bank’s CDD Project?

On August 26, the IFI Watch Myanmar is releasing its findings on the unreported realities in the National Community Driven Development Project or NCDDP. This report is intended to inform the project lender, the World Bank, and the government, the international community and other non-State actors about the gap between the grand objectives that have been overhyped and the actual conditions that communities face in the management of the CDD projects […]

August 26, 2016  •  By IFI Watch Myanmar  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

How Community-Driven is the World Bank’s CDD Project?

On August 26, the IFI Watch Myanmar is releasing its findings on the unreported realities in the National Community Driven Development Project or NCDDP. This report is intended to inform the project lender, the World Bank, and the government, the international community and other non-State actors about the gap between the grand objectives that have been overhyped and the actual conditions that communities face in the management of the CDD projects […]

August 26, 2016  •  By IFI Watch Myanmar  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of ARNO on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 21st Century Panglong Convention

1. The Panglong Agreement signed on February 12, 1947 between the independence hero late Gen. Aung San and leaders of the several ethnic groups in Panglong, Shan State, was an epoch-making event in the history of Burma to build the Union of Burma together. The history of Burma/Myanmar would have developed differently if there was no Panglong Treaty […]

August 25, 2016  •  By Arakan Rohingya National Organisation  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UK welcomes announcement of Kofi Annan Commission

Asia Minister Alok Sharma has welcomed the announcement that Kofi Annan will lead a new commission into the treatment of the Rohingya community in Rakhine state, Burma […]

August 25, 2016  •  By British Embassy Rangoon  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong First Meeting

1. The UNFC emergency meeting (Extended) was held from August 24 to 25, 2016 and it reviewed and discussed on the various political situations, including the current peace process […]

August 25, 2016  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Kofi Annan-led Commission on Rakhine State a Welcomed Move

(Yangon, August 24, 2016)—The Government of Myanmar announced yesterday the establishment of a nine-member advisory commission chaired by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to address the situation in Rakhine State […]

August 24, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤