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Posts Tagged ‘The Elders’ (6 found)

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 ➤

The Elders: Myanmar’s Grassroots Should Have a Role in National Reforms, Peace Talks

The Elders encourage the government of Myanmar to strive for greater inclusiveness, to overcome decades of mistrust within society and reflect the full diversity and talents of Myanmar’s population […]

March 29, 2014  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders Encourage All Parties in Myanmar to Advance National Reforms, Support Peace Accords

Concluding a three-day visit to Myanmar, the Elders offer their support to the people of Myanmar during this exciting period of transition. They also encourage decision-makers responsible for the implementation of the political reform process to make further progress. This was The Elders’ first visit to Myanmar as a group […]

September 26, 2013  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders Congratulate Aung San Suu Kyi Ahead of Her Appearance in Parliament in Burma/Myanmar

The Elders congratulate Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of her first appearance in the Burma/Myanmar parliament, following her election in the 1 April by-elections. They hope her access to political office will further boost political, economic and social reform in Burma/Myanmar […]

April 19, 2012  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders welcome release of Aung San Suu Kyi and urge release of all political detainees

The Elders have welcomed the release of honorary Elder Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been under house arrest for 15 of the past 21 years.

The Elders said that the government of Burma/Myanmar must also respect Daw Suu Kyi’s political rights as a citizen and not place any conditions on her release. They also called for the release of all the country’s political prisoners […]

November 13, 2010  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders keep an empty chair for Aung San Suu Kyi

At their recent meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, The Elders kept an empty chair draped in Burmese silk for Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s thousands of political prisoners.

The Elders – a group of eminent global leaders founded by Nelson Mandela – say that restrictions on political activity in Burma/Myanmar make it impossible for elections later this year to deliver credible results […]

June 17, 2010  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤