WLB Discusses the Role of Women at Summit

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) delivered a nine-point presentation about the role of women in the peace process during the ethnic summit that is currently taking place in Maijayang in eastern Kachin State.

Ending Civil Wars Discussed At Summit

Solving on-going military conflicts in the country is being discussed at the fifth ethnic summit, currently underway in Maijayang in eastern Kachin State—the second largest city controlled by the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO).

Draft Constitution to Be Reviewed at Summit

Five main topics are being discussed at an ethnic summit that is currently taking place in Maijayang in eastern Kachin State. One of which, includes a draft of a new federal constitution.

Peace Commission Supports Ethnic Summit

The Peace Commission recently announced it will provide whatever assistance necessary for the country’s ethnic armed groups attending the upcoming summit in eastern Kachin State.

Crackdown on illegal wildlife trade

Smuggling of illegal wildlife to foreign countries will be closely monitored and strictly controlled to prevent wild animals from extinction, state media reported on 24 July quoting an official from the Ministry of Resource and Environmental Conservation.

Fine for repairing Mosque in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Village Admin officer U Tin Maung (a Rakhine community) of Udaung village fined Kyat 500,000 to a Rohingya religious leader for renovating a little part of a mosque on July 13, Mohin from Maundaw said.

Mon State MPs and gov’t yet to meet

Dates have not yet been set to kick off a series of monthly meetings agreed to by Mon State Hluttaw members and state government officials, according to Dr. Aung Naing Oo, deputy speaker of the state’s Hluttaw.

NCA Groups Want Inclusive Peace Process

The eight armed groups that signed last year’s nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) have pledged to find solutions for non-signatory groups to be included in the peace process. A statement calling for more inclusion was issued at the end of a three-day meeting attended by forty representatives from the eight ethnic armed groups in northern Thai city Chiang Mai.

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