State Counselor and UNFC Peace Negotiation Team to Meet This Week

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Nyein Nyein / The Irrawaddy | February 28, 2017 State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the representatives of the ethnic armed bloc’s Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) will meet on Wednesday in Naypyidaw, both sides confirmed. The United Nationalities Federal Council [...]

NCA Non-Signatories Disavow Peace Accord, Seek Alternative Talks

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Shwe Aung / DVB | February 28, 2017 Several ethnic armed groups that are not signatory to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) have decided they will not sign the accord and instead are looking to engage in alternative-track peace talks under the leadership [...]

State Counsellor Breaks Silence at Ko Ni Memorial Service

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

By Shoon Naing / Myanmar Times | February 27, 2017 At the memorial service in Yangon's Bahan township and organised by NLD for the two victims, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi referred to U Ko Ni as a close colleague. “U Ko Ni [...]

Federalism on Agenda at Peace Talks, Says Conference Secretary

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

DVB | February 27, 2017 The upcoming peace talks in Naypyidaw are an opportunity to draft a blueprint for a future federal union in Burma, according to the secretary of the government’s Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC), which will host the meeting. [...]

Shan National Conference Blocked by Tatmadaw

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Shan Herald Agency for News | February 27, 2017 Burma’s military has intervened in plans for Shan National Conference (SNC), insisting that state capital Taunggyi cannot be used as a venue for the forum and instead directing organizers to smaller townships. According to [...]

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Media Advisory: Launch of the Documentary “Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth”

February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

On 22 February, 2017, Burma Link, the Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) and the Karen Youth Organisation (KYO) will launch a new documentary titled, “Unrecognised [...]

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Apply Now: Video Editing Intern/Volunteer

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