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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Nationalities’ (218 found)

Calls for DFID Burma Census Inquiry Top 1,000

More than a thousand people have written to Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, calling for an inquiry into why the Department for International Development (DFID) spent 10m on Burma’s disastrous census earlier this year. DFID has not yet responded to these calls […]

June 30, 2014  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

BURMA: Letter to President Obama on Continuing National Emergency

Dear President Obama,

Our organizations urge you to continue the national emergency with respect to Burma. Since May 20, 2013, the Burmese government has failed to substantively address any of the concerns that informed the renewal of Executive Order 13619 […]

May 6, 2014  •  By 29 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Deciphering Myanmar’s Peace Process – A Reference Guide (2014)

The political sensitivity and scale of the peace negotiations and conflict have again posed a major challenge in collecting complete and accurate data for this book. While we have received the generous support of insider sources for our data, this remains far from gaining a complete picture of the myriad components of Myanmar’s peace process. We have also tried to the best of our ability to provide overview statistics that give a sense of the scale and impact of developments occurring over the past year […]

May 5, 2014  •  By Burma News International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ဝ ျပည္ေသြးစည္းညီညႊတ္ေရးပါတီ ႏွင့္ ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသားအစည္းအရံုး ပူးတြဲေၾကညာခ်က္

ဝ ျပည္ေသြးစည္းညီညႊတ္ေရးပါတီႏွင့္ ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသား အစည္းအရံုးတို႕သည္ ဝ ျပည္နယ္ ပန္ဆန္းျမိဳ႕၊ ပါတီဗဟို စည္းေဝးခန္းမတြင္ ျမန္မာျပည္ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးတည္ေဆာက္မႈဆိုင္ရာ လုပ္ငန္းစဥ္ႏွင့္ ပတ္သတ္၍ မိမိတို႕၏ အျမင္ သေဘာထားမ်ားအား ပြင္းလင္းလြတ္လပ္စြာ ေဆြးေႏြးတိုင္ပင္ခဲ့ၾကပါသည္ […]

April 26, 2014  •  By United Wa State Army and  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

POLICY MEMORANDUM: Preventing Indiscriminate Attacks and Wilful Killings of Civilians by the Myanmar Military

HRCThe International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School released Policy Memorandum: Preventing Indiscriminate Attacks and Wilful Killings of Civilians by the Myanmar Militarydescribing a pattern of attacks that has unfolded over several decades. The memorandum identifies the policies and practices that give rise to such attacks and proposes a practical program of reform […]

March 24, 2014  •  By Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Statement on Interational Day of Action for Rivers and Against Dams

(33538) ethnic signatories and (131) civil society and political parties in Burma call for immediate halt to dams on the Salween River

(33538) people from Shan, Karenni, Karen and Mon State and (131) civil society and political parties in Burma have signed a petitionurging an immediate halt to the six dams planned by the Burmese government on the Salween River, including the Kun Long/UpperThanlwin, Nong Pa, Man Taung and Tasang dams in Shan State,Ywathit dam in Karenni State and Hatgyi dam in Karen State […]

March 14, 2014  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen Worldwide Call for Burma’s Census to be Postponed

28 Karen community organisations from 11 countries are writing to the United Nations Population Fund and their respective governments, expressing deep concern over Burma’s upcoming census, and calling for it to be postponed […]

March 14, 2014  •  By Karen Communities Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNPFA IS LAUCHING 2014 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS ON 1ST MARCH 2014 DESPITE THE WORNG ETHNICITY CODING, WITHOUT INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY CONSULTATION AND APPROVAL

We, the Kachin National Organisation, are extremely concerned that Ms. Janet Jackson, UNFPA Representative is planning to launch controversial ‘2014 Population and Housing Census on 1st March 2014’ despite the incorrect ethnicity coding and without proper inclusive community consultation with ethnic nationalities […]

February 27, 2014  •  By Kachin National Organization (KNO)  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ethnic Conflict in Burma/Myanmar: From Aspirations to Solutions

In November, TNI/BCN hosted a two-day seminar, involving ethnic groups from different regions of Burma, on the theme of “Ethnic Conflict in Burma/Myanmar: From Aspirations to Solutions”. Those participating included 20 representatives from Burmese civil society, political and armed opposition groups.

The seminar focused on four main areas: political reform; moving from ceasefires to political dialogue; land rights and natural resource extraction; and ethnic identity and citizenship […]

December 18, 2013  •  By Transnational Institute and Burma Centrum Nederland  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤