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Posts Tagged ‘Community Based Organization’ (2 found)

More cooperation vital to protect refugees

By Khin Ohmar

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and community-based organisations working on Myanmar refugee issues have not always seen eye to eye.

Community-based organisations in the past have criticised the UNHCR for not being transparent about its discussions with the governments of Myanmar and Thailand over their plans for the refugees. The community groups also believe it has not recognised the important role they can play in the planning and decision-making processes leading to the eventual return of refugees to Myanmar […]

October 7, 2013  •  By Khin Ohmar  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Peace and Development in Burma

With international donors preparing to significantly increase humanitarian and development assistance in order to promote peace in Burma, we are very concerned that cross-border aid to marginalized and vulnerable populations is being limited or cut at this crucial time […]

April 10, 2012  •  By 36 Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤