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Posts Tagged ‘Government of Myanmar’ (75 found)

Nay Pyi Taw Accord for Effective Development Cooperation

The Nay Pyi Taw Accord for Effective Development Cooperation was presented to development partners by the Minister of National Planning and Economic Development and approved by acclamation at the First Myanmar Development Cooperation Forum, Nay Pyi Taw, 20th of January 2013. Read the full text of the accord here.

January 20, 2013  •  By Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Steps Towards Peace: Local Participation in the Karen Ceasefire Process

During the ten months since a preliminary ceasefire agreement was reached between representatives of the Government of the Union of Myanmar and the Karen National Union (KNU),[1] negotiators from the two parties have met twice, most recently on September 3rd and 4th, aiming to build trust and progress towards a code of conduct that will set guidelines as to how the armed actors must operate towards each other.[2] As the details of this document have not yet been made public,[3] this moment presents an opportunity to consider what impact the ceasefire has had for villagers in eastern Burma in the last ten months and, based on their perspectives, to suggest further steps that are still needed to ensure sustainable peace.

November 7, 2012  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

War-Affected Karen Communities Urge Suspension of Mega Development Projects During Peace Process

Villagers at the forum demanded that both the Myanmar government and the Karen National Union (KNU) improve the cease-fire and peace process, and allow the participation of communities and civil society groups in decision-making in order to have sustainable peace and development in the country.

November 6, 2012  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Formation of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission was formed with the following persons with a view to promoting and safeguarding fundamental rights of citizens described in the constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar […]

September 5, 2011  •  By President Thein Sein  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Looks for a Space in ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)

The new government of Burma is attempting to join the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), by sending its representatives to Cambodia, who will host the 32nd ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 32) in September […]

April 8, 2011  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤