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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Nationalities’ (218 found)

Reforms Gathering Momentum but Road Ahead Paved with Same Challenges

The Irrawaddy2Ahead of the formal transfer of power on 1 April, 2016, buzz around the country centered on the recent nominations for Cabinet ministerial positions and how the new National League for Democracy (NLD)-led Government will take shape […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Burma Health System Reform Seminar

More than ninety delegates from Burma’s ethnic health organizations, border-based community health organizations, medical professionals, academics, lawyers, women and youth organizations, education, environment, and other community-based organizations have held a Seminar on “Health Reform towards a Devolved Health System in Burma” from March 24 to 25 at a location on the border […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Health Convergence Core Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Presentation on The Union Report: Occupation and Industry

Occupation and IndustryThe most recent census in Myanmar was undertaken in 2014. The census employed a de facto methodology where, with some exceptions, individuals were enumerated at the place they were residing on the 29th of March 2014 (Census Night). This census was undertaken after more than three decades; the last censuses were conducted in 1983 and 1973 […]

March 28, 2016  •  By The United Nations Population Fund  •  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 ➤

The Statement of Violation of Human Rights by the Burmese Tamadaw

In early March 2016, the Burmese Tamadaw began sending enforcement including weaponries in the Ta’ang armed organization’s administration area and continues today […]

March 18, 2016  •  By Ta'ang National Liberation Army  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

In the present report, submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to its resolution 28/23, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, examines the developments in Myanmar since her reports to the Council, in March 2015 (A/HRC/28/72) and to the General Assembly, in October 2015 (A/70/412) […]

March 18, 2016  •  By UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

International Day of Action for Rivers and Against Dams

On 14 March 2016 at Ei Tu Tah camp on the shore of Salween, we gathered together, shouting out loud Saying “STOP DAMMING SALWEEN, LET’s THE SALWEEN FLOWING FREE” Credit by Debary Kunoo  

March 16, 2016  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

The 2015 Elections and Beyond: Perspectives from villagers in rural southeast Burma/Myanmar

KHRGThis commentary highlights the experiences of villagers in southeast Burma/Myanmar during the 2015 general elections, as well as their perspectives on the electoral process as a whole and expectations from the incoming Government of the Union of Myanmar […]

February 23, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  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 ➤

The Need for Peace and Inclusion

The peoples of Myanmar have long desired a platform for inclusive peace and dialogue where the vital issues of politics, economics, welfare and human rights for all can be discussed together, fully and in a spirit of national reconcilitation and cooperation. Thus any initiative towards peace and dialogue is always welcome […]

January 27, 2016  •  By Lahpai Seng Raw  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤