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Posts Tagged ‘Thailand Burma Border Consortium’ (7 found)

Signs of Hope in South East Myanmar

A significant decrease in forced displacement has been documented by community‐based organisations in South East Myanmar after a series of ceasefire agreements were negotiated earlier this year. While armed conflict continues in Kachin State and communal […]

October 31, 2012  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Changing Realities, Poverty and Displacement in South East Burma/Myanmar

Simultaneous and interdependent reforms promoting democratisation, economic liberalisation and conflict transformation present a plethora of opportunities and risks for the people of Myanmar. The prospect of progressing from ceasefire […]

October 31, 2012  •  By Thai Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Displacement and Poverty in South East Burma / Myanmar

A new government in Burma/Myanmar offers the possibility of national reconciliation and reform after decades of conflict. Every opportunity to resolve grievances, alleviate chronic poverty and restore justice must be seized, as there remain many obstacles to breaking […]

October 25, 2011  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Promoting Reconciliation in Burma

An alliance of humanitarian agencies working with displaced persons from Burma/Myanmar believes the current window of democratic reform is the best opportunity in decades to resolve ethnic conflict. The prospect of a genuine and inclusive process of national […]

October 25, 2011  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Poverty Shades Elections in Eastern Burma

Regardless of the outcome in Burma’s first elections for twenty years, the incoming government will inherit a legacy of widespread and chronic poverty throughout the country. Government statistics disguise the extent of suffering, but aid agencies report the vulnerabilities in eastern Burma have been exacerbated by protracted armed conflict and restrictions on humanitarian access […]

October 28, 2010  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

An annual report that summarizes the scale and distribution of displacement in 38 townships and reviews trends through an analysis of interviews with over 3,100 households between 2005 and 2009. It also includes a conflict assessment based on community consultations in areas of ongoing armed conflict as well as ceasefire areas. Download the report.

November 1, 2009  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

An annual report of Thailand-Burma Border Consortium that summarizes the scale and distribution of displacement in 38 townships and reviews trends through an analysis of interviews with over 3,100 households between […]

November 1, 2009  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤