Women’s advocacy groups urged delegates attending the Panglong Peace Conference this week to push for a gender equality policy regarding women’s representations across all sect
At opening of 21st-Century Panglong Peace Conference, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing urges all armed groups to sign NCA; State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says ceasefire is just the first
Key leaders of seven ethnic armed groups based along Myanmar’s northern border will meet State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar Army Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
Tatmadaw’s refusal to consider public recommendations means the road to a fair and representative union will be a long one.
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
UPC Secretariat Proposes July 11 Start for Latest Round of Peace Talks
At the second party congress, lawmakers welcome criticism and reaffirm campaign promises.
Use of Burmese prefixes on national identity cards is a sore point for minority people
The Irrawaddy discusses the latest developments in Myanmar's peace process and the obstacles impeding progress.
The Irrawaddy presents a decade of commentary and opinion on Myanmar’s controversial charter and the various efforts to change it
Both sides hail continued trust building, agree to regular state-level talks
President U Win Myint also issued a decree that nullified the “conditional release” stipulated in Article 401 (1) for those convicted on political charges.
The NMSP wrapped up a three-day meeting on Wednesday to explain its reasons for signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement in February and to gather public feedback.
The government and the Karenni National Progressive Party say they have agreed to hold formal talks to improve relations later this month in Karenni State.
NCA signatories seek way to jump-start stalled negotiations