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Posts Tagged ‘Ceasefire ethnic armed groups’ (3 found)

The Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Ethnic Armed Organizations

This Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Ethnic Armed Organizations, recognizes, reinforces, and reaffirms all previous agreements between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Ethnic Armed Organizations. This agreement also aims to secure an enduring peace based on the principles of dignity and justice, through an inclusive political dialogue process involving all relevant stakeholders […]

October 15, 2015  •  By Ethnic Armed Organizations and Union Peace Working Committee  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Yet another Derailment of the Burma Peace Train

kokang.18.02.2015.JPaing.irrawaddy.For anyone who believes that the peace process in Burma is making progress, the recent escalation and heavy fighting in northern Shan State and Kachin State, as well as the Union Day deed of commitment signing farce, only goes to show that faith in the ability and commitment of the Burma Government to secure a sustainable peace deal is misguided.

Union Day falls on 12 February, and is the anniversary of the Panglong Agreement signed between General Aung San, and Chin, Kachin and Shan ethnic leaders, an agreement that promised autonomy to the ethnic regions. It has been a reference point for ethnic nationalities ever since, and is symbolic of the possibility of a federal union within Burma whereby the rights of ethnic people are protected […]

February 16, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Letpadaung Region Crackdown that Killed One Local Resident

Member political parties of United Nationalities Alliance (UNA) and partner political parties, ceasefire ethnic armed groups and mass based civil society organizations totaling 25 organizations held a consultation on 23rd and 24th December 2014, at Royal Rose Hall in Shwegondine, Bahan Township, Yangon and agreed on the following opinions:

December 24, 2014  •  By Member Parties of United Nationalities Alliance and Partner Political Parties and Ceasefire Ethnic Armed Groups and Mass-based Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤