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Posts Tagged ‘21st Century Panglong Conference’ (17 found)

Burma Partnership Celebrates Continuing Regional Solidarity for Burma and Embraces the Work Ahead for Progressive Voice

[Rangoon, 10 October 2016] – Today, after reflecting on ten years of work coordinating the regional solidarity movement for human rights and democracy in Burma, Burma Partnership (BP) announced its discontinuation and the establishment of ‘Progressive Voice,’ a new participatory, rights-based research and advocacy organization, born out of Burma Partnership […]

October 10, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S.: Lifting Sanctions on Myanmar Puts Human Rights Progress At Risk

YANGON, September 15, 2016)—A decision by U.S. President Barack Obama to lift all remaining sanctions on Myanmar could pose a threat to peace, the democratic transition, and the protection of human rights in the country, Fortify Rights said today. An Executive Order must be issued for sanctions to be lifted, which President Obama said will happen “soon […]”

September 15, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

United Nationalities Federal Council Statement

1. The UNFC Central Executive Committee emergency meeting (extended), held from September 10 to 11, 2016, reviewed and discussed on various aspects of the political situation, after the 21st Century Panglong Conference, including the current peace process […]

September 11, 2016  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

21st Century Panglong Conference Reaffirms Obstacles to Peace

DSC_0083-copy-copyOn 4 September, 2016, Burma’s “21st Century Panglong Conference” concluded after four days of an exchange of opinions on the country’s protracted armed conflict and on ways forward to establish a federal democratic union. Issues ranged from the geographical composition of the Union to the formation of a federal army under the civilian government – and thus the need to amend the 2008 Constitution – through the delivery of a series of speeches, proposals and position papers. Over 1,400 delegates attended including ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), the Government, political parties, the Burma Army and third party observers […]

September 6, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders welcome Myanmar peace conference

The Elders warmly welcome the Union Peace Conference convened by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi […]

September 2, 2016  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျ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 ➤

Attacks Against the Kachin, Shan and Ta’ang Escalate as Peace Talks Near

The conflict in Kachin state continues to escalate in Kachin State and Northern Shan State. Clashes and infantry assaults backed by mortar attacks are now a daily occurrence, and civilians are frequently caught in the crossfire […]

August 30, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  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 ➤

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 ➤

New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-­Burma (ND-­Burma) documents an escalation in Human Rights Violations in the first six months 2016

ND-­-Burma has documented 98 human rights violations in Burma in the first six months of 2016, showing a stark increase from the 84 human rights violations documented throughout the entire year of 2015 […]

August 24, 2016  •  By Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤