Write on Tuesday, 03 February 2015 Published in Myanmar
A United Nationalities Federal Council meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand in August 2014. Photo: Mizzima
 A United Nationalities Federal Council meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand in August 2014. Photo: Mizzima

Myanmar’s main national minority alliance has called for President U Thein Sein and the leaders of armed ethnic groups to sign an agreement on establishing a federal union on Union Day, February 12.

Write on Friday, 25 April 2014 Published in Myanmar

A key alliance of ethnic groups has condemned recent Tatmadaw offensives in Kachin and northern Shan states and warned they could jeopardise negotiations with the government on a national ceasefire agreement.

Write on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 Published in Myanmar

A coalition of 12 ethnic groups, the United Nationalities Federal Council, has begun a two-day meeting to discuss negotiations between the government and armed ethnic rebel groups on a nationwide ceasefire.

Write on Monday, 25 November 2013 Published in Politics

A spokesperson for a Shan civil society told Mizzima that the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) and several political parties discussed the factors that are impeding and debilitating the national peace process during last weekend’s conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Write on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 Published in Politics

Naing Han Thar, general secretary of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), said that the UNFC will develop conditions that must be met before a ceasefire with the government can be reached.

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