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Political Monitor 24 - 14 October 2014

Beyond Ceasefires Initiative - Summary of First Peace Symposium: Ceasefires and Beyond – Lessons from Comparative Peace Processes (Burmese)14 October 2014

'Silent Offensive', Burmese military strategies fuelling Kachin drug crisis - New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) - 10 October 2014

KNU & the UNFC - EBO Briefing Paper - 23 September 2014
>> VIDEO on KNU & the UNFC - Presentation by Harn Yawnghwe (in Burmese) - Powerpoint presentation (in English)

News

One year from now: Myanmar sets provisional date for 2015 elections
From AFP/Mizzima - Oct. 21, 2014, noon

Union Election Commission chairman says 2015 elections will not be postponed
From Mizzima - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:55 a.m.

Karen rebels meet to discuss merger proposal
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:50 a.m.

KNLA’s Second in Command Explains His Decision to Back Formation of A United Karen Armed Force
From Karen News - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:50 a.m.

Burma to form counter-terrorism unit
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:45 a.m.

Norwegian support for hydropower: peacebuilding through best practice
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:40 a.m.

Panel suggests at least 12 floors for Myanmar condominium buildings
From Eleven News Media/the Nation - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:35 a.m.

Myanmar workers suspects in Thai duck farm owner, wife killings
From Mizzima - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Govt’s political tactics pose hurdle for ethnic groups’ ceasefire
From Mizzima - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:15 a.m.

Birth registration project launched in Magwe, Mon, Chin
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 21, 2014, 11:10 a.m.

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