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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Armed Organizations’ (24 found)

ႏိုင္ငံေရးဆိုင္ရာ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ စက္တင္ဘာလ (၂၅) ရက္ေန႔တြင္ UNFC ၏ ႏုိင္ငံေရးဆုိင္ရာညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ (DPN) ႏွင့္ အစုိးရၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေကာ္မရွင္တုိ႔၏ ပထမအႀကိမ္ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးပြဲကုိ ထုိင္းႏုိင္ငံ ခ်င္းမုိင္ၿမဳိ႕ ၌ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့ၾကပါသည္ […]

September 26, 2016  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

21st Century Panglong Conference Reaffirms Obstacles to Peace

DSC_0083-copy-copyOn 4 September, 2016, Burma’s “21st Century Panglong Conference” concluded after four days of an exchange of opinions on the country’s protracted armed conflict and on ways forward to establish a federal democratic union. Issues ranged from the geographical composition of the Union to the formation of a federal army under the civilian government – and thus the need to amend the 2008 Constitution – through the delivery of a series of speeches, proposals and position papers. Over 1,400 delegates attended including ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), the Government, political parties, the Burma Army and third party observers […]

September 6, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report Urges Government to Address Protracted Displacement in Upcoming Panglong Conference

BP Report Cover Lay.cdrThis past week three civil society organizations, Human Rights Foundation of Monland, Burma Link and Burma Partnership released a joint report, titled Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement in Burma, underlying the ongoing challenges facing displaced ethnic communities […]

August 16, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Women’s Inclusion in Myanmar’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

Ceasefire agreements play a crucial role in ending armed conflict. They are often the primary tool to reduce or stop violence and create space for political negotiations. Due to their technical nature, ceasefire talks have been historically exclusive processes between governments and armed groups. While a growing body of research has addressed ceasefire design and implementation, there is still a dearth of knowledge about the inclusion of women in ceasefire negotiations […]

August 8, 2016  •  By Inclusive Security  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Positive Developments at Mai Ja Yang, Yet Obstacles Remain Ahead of 21st Century Panglong Conference

Mai-Ja-YangThe Mai Ja Yang conference concluded on 30 July, 2016 after four days of meetings between ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), political parties and civil society actors in Kachin State […]

August 7, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ND-Burma Calls for an End to Torture on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Today, June 26, is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. ND-Burma expresses our solidarity with and support for the hundreds of thousands of victims of torture and their families throughout the world […]

June 26, 2016  •  By Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

TWO’s Statement on Killing of Innocent Villagers by RCSS

TWO condemns the RCSS for laying a landmine that killed one villager, and for arresting and killing two villagers in Namkham on June 1-3, 2016 […]

June 9, 2016  •  By Ta'ang Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုးပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ကို လက္မွတ္ေရးထိုးထားသည့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ထိပ္သီးအစည္းအေဝး ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၁။ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ေအာက္တိုဘာလ (၁၅) ရက္ေန႔၌ ေနျပည္ေတာ္တြင္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုအစိုးရႏွင့္အတူ တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုးပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ (NCA) ကို လက္မွတ္ေရးထိုးခဲ့သည့္ တိုင္း ရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ထိပ္သီးအစည္းအေဝးကို ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံ၊ ခ်င္းမိုင္ၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ မတ္လ (၂၄) မွ (၂၆) အထိေအာင္ျမင္စြာက်င္းပၿပီးစီးခဲ့ပါသည္။ ယင္း ထိပ္သီးအစည္းအေဝးသို႔ ထိပ္သီးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား၊ ေလ့လာသူမ်ား ႏွင့္ နည္းပညာ အၾကံေပးမ်ား အပါအဝင္ စုစုေပါင္း (၇၉) ဦး ပါဝင္တက္ေရာက္ခဲ့ၾကပါသည္ […]

March 26, 2016  •  By Ethnic Armed Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Divide Rule Produces Dividends for the Burma Army

The Irrawaddy/ J Phain The decades-long tactic of divide-and-rule used by successive regimes in Burma when dealing with ethnic groups produced dividends in February 2016, as ongoing armed clashes between troops from the ethnic Ta’ang, Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and ethnic Shan, Shan State Army – South (SSA-S), in northern Shan State has displaced up to 5,000 civilians in just one week while thousands more have been trapped in Kyaukme Township, waiting to move to a safe location […]

February 24, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Peace Process Needs a Fresh Start

Government officials, members of ethnic rebel groups and international witnesses pose for a picture after the signing ceremony of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar October 15, 2015. Myanmar's government and eight armed ethnic groups signed a ceasefire agreement on Thursday, the culmination of more than two years of negotiations aimed at bringing an end to the majority of the country's long-running conflicts. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

On Union Day, 69 years since the signing of the Panglong Agreement, it is time for a reappraisal and a new start to what has ultimately been an unsuccessful peace process […]

February 16, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤