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Myanmar Peace Process

Myanmar: The UNFC is Still Relevant to Peace Process

Paper No. 6285                                  Dated 02-Aug-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Media reports indicate that the Myanmar government has agreed to meet the UNFC representatives in the first week of August.  This is a good sign and indicates that the Myanmar government is conscious of the fact that though the attenuated UNFC may not have the clout, it is still relevant to the peace process.

MYANMAR: Is the long drawn Peace Process coming to a Halt?

Paper No. 6065                                Dated 27-Jan-2016

By C. S. Kuppuswamy

 “Without a lasting peace with ethnic minority groups, who make up around 40 percent of the population, any future administration will have difficulty ensuring a nationwide buy-in for its reform agenda and providing the political stability needed to manage and develop the country’s resource-rich frontiers, where most ethnic groups are located”. - Murray Hiebert and Phuong Nguyen – Asia Sentinel - 22 August 2014.

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