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Posts Tagged ‘Peace Process’ (90 found)

Sharing the Wealth: A Roadmap for Distributing Myanmar’s Natural Resource Revenues

Jade in MyanmarOil, natural gas and mineral revenues are generated in nearly every state and region in Myanmar, with the most important onshore interests lying in Bago, Kachin, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Shan and Tanintharyi. In these areas and others, extractive activities have significantly impacted livelihoods and the local environment […]

February 16, 2016  •  By Natural Resource Governance Institute  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

On Union Day, Reappraisal of the Peace Process is Needed

[12 February, 2016] Today, on the 69th anniversary of the signing of the Panglong Agreement, it is time to review the failures of the recent peace process, urged Burma Partnership […]

February 12, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protection of People Must be Priority in Burma’s Protracted Peace Process

In a new briefing paper titled, “Protection of People Must be Priority in Burma’s Protracted Peace Process” released to mark Union Day, Burma Partnership highlights how the peace process of the Thein Sein Government has been unsuccessful, ultimately leading to many powerful ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) refusing to sign the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA). It also resulted in a call by civil society organizations to postpone the Union Peace Conference […]

February 12, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Challenge: Democracy, Human Rights, Peace, and the Plight of the Rohingya

Chairman Salmon, Ranking Member Sherman, and distinguished Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to testify on the important issues of democracy, the protection of human rights, and forging sustainable peace in Burma […]

October 21, 2015  •  By Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Opening Remarks: The 9th Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) Negotiations

ပထမဆံုးအေနနဲ႔ေျပာခ င္တာကေတာ့ အခုလက္ရ ိျပည္နယ္နဲ႔တုိင္းေဒသၾကီးအေတာ္မ် ားမ် ားမွ ာ ႀကံ်ဳေတြ႔ေန ရတဲ့ ေရေဘးဒုကၡေတြအတြက္ ကြ ်န္မတို႔အေနနဲ႔အင္မတန္မ စိတ္မေကာင္းျဖစ္ရျပီး ကယ္ဆယ္ေရးလုပ္ငန္း ေတြမွ ာလည္း အစုိးရအေနနဲ႔အေကာင္းဆံုးလုပ္ေဆာင္ေနတယ္လုိ႔ယံုၾကည္ပါတယ္။ ကြ ်န္မတို႔အေနနဲ႔ပံ့ပိုး ႏိုင္သည္မွ ာကိုလည္း တတ္အားသေရြ႕ပါ၀င္ပံ့ပိုးႏုိင္ဖို႔စိတ္ဆႏၵရွိပါတယ္ […]

August 6, 2015  •  By Ethnic Armed Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

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 ➤

The Ethnic Armed Organizations’ Senior Delegation and the Union Peace Working Committee Complete Third Day of 8th Meeting for Conclusive Negotiations of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

After the third day of negotiation, the EAOs’ Senior Delegation (SD) and the Union Peace Working Committee (UPWC) reached initial agreements on most of the provisions in the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) text. It was agreed that remaining provisions will be discussed in further negotiation […]

July 24, 2015  •  By The Ethnic Armed Organization's Senior Delegation and The Union Peace Working Committee  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Another Year Passes in the War Against the Kachin, the International Community Must Pressure the Burma Government

concern-IdpsOn 9 June 2015, the latest summit of ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) concluded in Law Khee Lar, Karen State. On the very same day four years ago, Burma Army broke its 17-year-old ceasefire agreement with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), and launched a relentless offensive in Kachin and northern Shan State. As EAOs, including the KIA, were reaffirming their unity, organizations around the world displayed solidarity with those suffering from this four year war, calling for conflict to end, and humanitarian aid to be delivered to over 120,000 displaced by this bloody and ruthless war […]

June 16, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ethnic Armed Resistance Organizations Reaffirm Unity at Law Khee Lar

On 2-9 June, the Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) held a Summit hosted by the Karen National Union (KNU) in Law Khee Lar, Karen State to discuss the draft of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, which was finalized on 30 March 2015 by the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) and the Union Peacemaking Work Committee (UPWC).The Summit reviewed the NCA draft, but there are still remaining points to be negotiated […]

June 11, 2015  •  By Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement: Position of the Restoration Council of Shan State on the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

1.On 12 February 2015, the 68th Anniversary of the Union Day, the Chairman of the Restoration Council of Shan State, Lt. Gen. Yawd Serk, signed the Deed of Commitment for Peace and Reconciliation with the Government at the signing ceremony held at Naypyidaw […]

June 4, 2015  •  By Restoration Council of the Shat State  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤