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Posts Tagged ‘United Nationalities Federal Council’ (37 found)

SD ႏွင့္ UPWC တုိ႔၏ တစ္ႏုိင္ငံလုံးအပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရးဆုိင္ရာ သေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္(မူၾကမ္း) (၈)ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးပြဲအေပၚ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇူလုိင္လ (၂၂) ရက္ေန႔မွ (၂၄) ရက္ေန႔အထိ ရန္ကုန္ၿမဳိ႕ရွိ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးျပန္လည္ ထူေထာင္ေရးလုပ္ငန္းဗဟုိဌာနတြင္ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့ေသာ တုိင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကုိင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖြဲ႔အစည္း မ်ား၏ တစ္ႏုိင္ငံလုံးအပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရးဆုိင္ရာ အဆင့္ျမင့္ညွိႏႈိင္းေရးကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ (SD) ႏွင့္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေဖာ္ေဆာင္ေရးလုပ္ငန္းေကာ္မတီ (UPWC) တုိ႔၏ NCA စာခ်ဳပ္မူၾကမ္း (၈)ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ညွိႏႈိင္း ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲအေပၚ အျပဳသေဘာေဆာင္သည့္ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲတစ္ခုအျဖစ္ မွတ္ယူပါသည္ […]

July 27, 2015  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Position Statement on Signing of Approval on Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Draft Reached between NCCT and UPWC

1. The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) recognizes the work and effort made by the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) for more than a year.

April 7, 2015  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s NCA Takes Another Chaotic Turn

1.april. JPaing.The IrrawaddyOn 31 March, 2015, a signing ceremony took place in Rangoon involving members of the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) and the Union Peace Working Committee (UPWC), and observed by President Thein Sein. Contrary to initial fervour around this event, this was not the actual signing of the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA). Rather, it was to agree in principle to a draft text that may be signed in the future. Many more difficult negotiations and hard compromises are still to happen. The next step, and this is not an insignificant rubber stamp of approval, is for the ethnic representatives to take this draft back to their respective organizations and alliances such as the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), for discussions and decisions to be made as to whether this draft text of the NCA will be signed. This may well be made at a conference of ethnic armed groups (EAGs) towards the end of April.

The instant headlines around this event were misleading, and international actors were indeed, misled. The UN Special Advisor for Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, called the event “a historic and significant achievement” while the European Union said the agreement “bears testimony to the political courage and commitment of all sides to resolve grievances through dialogue rather than armed conflict.” Domestically, however, this praise was not reciprocated, as many Burmese political commentators and civil society criticized the signing on social media. This is hardly surprising because as of yet, key issues have been delayed and pushed back for later talks. These issues include a code of conduct, a monitoring mechanism for the ceasefire, interim arrangements before political dialogue begins, disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR), and security sector reform (SSR).

April 6, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Unlikely in April

On 31 March, the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) and the Union Peacemaking Work Committee (UPWC) finalized the draft of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), which comprises seven chapters and thirty-three sections. China, the UN, and other armed resistance organizations such as the Restoration Council of Shan State, All Burma Students Democratic Front, and Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang observed the latest round of the talks in Rangoon.

April 4, 2015  •  By Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNFC Statement on Current Talks and Raging of Ferocious Battles on the Ground

We all know that members of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), together with fraternal ethnic armed resistance organizations, have been endeavoring by various means, with the specific intent of ending over 60-year-long civil war in Burma/Myanmar and resolving the political problems, through round-table talks and consultations with successive governments, and now the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordinating Team (NCCT) and the Union Peace-making Work Committee (UPWC) are holding talks for realizing the signing of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement […]

March 28, 2015  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) for Reduction-Cessation of Battles between Two Sides in Ta’ang Region

1. As a result of increasing the number of armed forces and military offensives by the Myanmar government’s Tatmadaw in the Ta’ang nationality’s land, comprising of Namtsan, Mantong, Kyaukme, Thibaw, Namtu, Lashio, Mogok, Momeik, Theinni, Kutkai, Museh, Namkham Townships etc. and Ta’ang villages in Kokang Region – there has been increasing frequency of battles, day by day, between the Tatmadaw forces and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) forces and forces of the ethnic armed resistance alliance […]

February 23, 2015  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Significance of Signing the Deed of Commitment to Peace and National Reconciliation

On Union Day, February 12, 2015, the President, senior Tatmadaw officers, both speakers of the Hluttaws, political parties, and four Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs)—the Restoration Council of Shan State, Karen National Union, Democratic Karen Benevolent Army, and KNU/KNLA Peace Council—signed the Deed of Commitment to Peace and National Reconciliation (the “Deed”) at Naypyidaw. By signing the Deed, the President is able to demonstrate a positive image to the country and the international community that Burma’s peace process is moving forward in advance of the election later this year […]

February 12, 2015  •  By Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Rohingya Organisations Condemn the ‘Cowardly’ Murder of 23 Young Cadets Members of the Kachin Independence Army and Call for Inter-Ethnic Solidarity

We endorse the United Nationalities Federal Council’s condemnation of Burma’s military and its ruling party in the un-provoked and ‘cowardly’ murder of young Kachin officer cadets by the Burma Tatmadaw Light Infantry Battalion 389, based at Khaya Bum in Kachin State, by the intentional firing of 105 mm artilleries at the military academy of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) situated at Woi Chyai Bum on November 19, 2014 at 12:36 PM […]

November 25, 2014  •  By Rohingya Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤