Forests are recognized as key to climate-change mitigation and adaptation, yet expanding populations and demand for resources are placing greater stress on them.
Refugees in Cox’s Bazar criticize UN, ASEAN for not including them in discussions on return process.
The Myanmar government’s refusal to allow aid workers access to parts of embattled Rakhine State is costing the lives of their own citizens, Mueller says.
Representatives of grassroots groups who have working on the ground in conflict-affected parts of Rakhine regret not being invited to meet UNOCHA envoy Ursula Muller.
The investigation team suggested for those with financial, political and economic ties with the military to be called out.
Children growing up in camps vulnerable to recruitment, counterterrorism police chi
U.N. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Tuesday suggested Facebook was failing to treat parties to the country's conflict even-handedly.
The KIO says a recent UNODC report was wrong to claim that it controls some of the areas with the highest concentrations of opium cultivation in Myanmar.
Special rapporteur Lee accuses security forces of intimidation campaign; sees little hope of return in near future
New restrictions on aid activities in the area affect pre-existing programs which had been giving vital healthcare, water, education and emergency services to those in need.
Wednesday’s UN statement urged “all sides to ensure the protection of all civilians” and to find a peaceful solution to the situation.
The camp leaders called a three-day strike on Monday to demand that they be identified as ethnic Rohingya on the ID cards the UN is issuing them.
Refugees not yet willing to return voluntarily due to lack of security, citizenship, Dhaka says
Demonstrators wave signs saying ‘We will never return to Myanmar without citizenship.’
Rohingya and UN officials alike fear the resettlement centers which refugees are expected to return to may become permanent internment camps.