Political Monitor 24 - 14 October 2014
'Silent Offensive', Burmese military strategies fuelling Kachin drug crisis - New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) - 10 October 2014
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.
Burma’s failed promise By Asia Sentinel
Editorial: Rohingyas: No light at the end of the tunnel By Saudi Gazette
Burmese Migrant Workers in Thailand - By Rohan Radheya By Rohan Radheya
War and Peace: Clashes and the ceasefire process - By Sithu Aung Myint By Sithu Aung Myint
Investing in children for the future - By Michael Hassett and Abdoulaye Seck By Michael Hassett and Abdoulaye Seck
The census: When less is more - By Roger Mitton By Roger Mitton
Unite and Rule: A letter from Pastor Timothy - By Timothy Laklem By Timothy Laklem
Working for a peaceful transition to democracy:
- Assisting in negotiations to end 65 years of armed conflict
- Helping build democratic institutions
- Empowering civil society and local communities
- Advocating for policies to sustain the transition