Analyses & Reports
By TABEA CAMPBELL PAULI | December 21, 2016 |
It has been over half a year now since the democratic transfer of leadership to Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD government, giving citizens, stakeholders and onlookers an idea of the direction and progress of peacebuilding in Myanmar. Recent resurgences of conflict in several ethnic states, as well as accusations of violence against civilians by the Tatmadaw have been taken as a test of will and ability of the government to confront these issues and hold military forces accountable to the nation’s laws and constitution. While skeptics might say that the outlook is not promising for a swift and straightforward end to the conflict, many citizens are experiencing fast changes in their lives and increasing opportunities, through the relaxation of many of the tighter regulations and laws, and the growing number of foreigners bringing business, capital and technical knowledge into the country. Read more . . .
Making All-inclusive Peace a Reality
By SAW KAPI | July 1, 2015 |
At the recent ethnic summit held in Karen State’s Law Khee Lar on June 2-9, ethnic leaders reviewed the draft Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), drafted and provisionally agreed upon by the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) and the government’s Union Peacemaking Work Committee (UPWC). After several days of serious deliberations, representatives of the ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) offered government interlocutors a golden opportunity for sustainable peace. Read more...
The Story of Little Monland: from war to peace
By PON NYA MON | November 11, 2014 |
In January 2014, I made my first visit back to my native village in Burma, after living in the U.S. and Thailand for over twenty-five years; there have been a lot of changes in the village in twenty-five years. My village has been transformed from a war-torn village to being peaceful and developed; from an occupied village to a free one. The village is located in southern Burma, approximately thirty miles southeast of Mudon Town, Mon State. It is under New Mon State Party (NMSP) control, and free from the Burmese government’s rule and Burmese military occupation. Read more...
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