Some 135 representatives from 79 CSOs meet in Rangoon to discuss IDP support, and a more effective peace process.
Election of top-tier officials of Burma’s largest ethnic armed group the Wa could further complicate the peace process.
Eight armed groups meet to discuss how to proceed to national level dialogue prior to the second 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference.
‘Our goal is to persuade them to sign the NCA and to join the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference,’ says Peace Commission member.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing tells China’s Special Envoy for Asian Affairs that armed revolution cannot succeed in Burma.
‘Student army’ says the detention of leading member damages the peace process.
Peace-builders should work to take care of the country’s forests rather than exploit them
Witnessing U Htin Kyaw, President of an elected government, presenting awards to members of Burma’s military was unsettling to some.
Two days of district-level discussions are being held in Tenasserim Division.
As Col. San Aung’s Democratic Karen Benevolent Army splinter group joins the Northern Alliance in Shan State, seven members surrender to Burma Army.
Youth representatives who participated in a ‘peace talk’ with the State Counselor say the discussion was ‘unsatisfactory’ and that time was limited.
Government delegation travels to respective self-administered regions to discuss peace and regional development.
China seeks to influence the State Counselor’s peace process through Burma’s largest ethnic armed group the United Wa State Army.
The book outlines the dangers inherent in ceasefire agreements not being accompanied by a commitment to political change, writes BertilLintner.
The outspoken MP voices dissatisfaction with the NLD government’s performance and defends Arakanese nationalism.