Statements


Peace Process Review Workshop

The KNU’s Central Standing Committee and leaders involved in peace process altogether (88) participants held a Peace Process Review workshop from 12- 23 June at Lay Wah. This workshop reviewed the ceasefire agreements between the Karen National Union and the Union government signed in 2012 at the State and Union level, the Deed of Commitment […]


Karen National Union – Press Release On The Signing Of The NCA

Karen National Union Supreme Headquarters Press Release October 12, 2015 Ten members led by the Karen National Union (KNU) President Gen. Saw Mutu Say Poe and the specially invited representatives, office staff members and technical supporting group left from the KNU Supreme Headquarters on October 12, 2015, for the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement […]


Ethnic Armed Organizations Summit Statement

Ethnic Armed Organizations’ Summit Statement August 24, 2015 The Summit of the Ethnic Armed Organizations’ (EAOs) top leaders was held successfully in Chiang Mai, Thailand on August 21-24 and was attended by fifteen of the seventeen EAOs’ representatives. In this Summit meeting, the EAOs Senior Delegation (SD) reported the results of the 9th Meeting between […]


Joint Statement On The Signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA)

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SIGNING OF THE NATIONWIDE CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT (NCA) 17th AUGUST 2015 1. At the 9th round of talks held between the Senior Delegation of the Ethnic Armed Organizations and the Union Peace-making Work Committee (UPWC), the two sides finalized and reached an agreement on articles in the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA). 2. […]


Statement of the Central Standing Committee 5th Emergency Meeting

Statement of the Central Standing Committee 5th Emergency Meeting Following the Karen National Union 15th Congress   15 August 2015 The Central Standing Committee held their 5th Emergency Meeting, following the Karen National Union’s 15th Congress. The two-day meeting was successfully held from 14 – 15 August 2015. Forty-four Central Standing Committee members (out of […]


Joint Statement UPWC and EAO

Joint Statement Union Peacemaking Working Committee and the Ethnic Armed Organization’s National Ceasefire Negotiation Delegation (unofficial translation) 24th July 2015, Yangon 1. The 8th Negotiations Meeting for the National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) (Approved Draft) between representatives of the Union Peacemaking Working Committee (UPWC) and the Ethnic Armed Organization’s (EAO’s) National Ceasefire Negotiation Delegation was held […]


Statement of KNU on Peaceful March To Yangon

Statement of KNU on Peaceful March to Yangon of Campaigners for Democratic Education March 5, 2015 1. The Karen National Union (KNU) fully supports the Bill titled “Amendment to the National Education Law” submitted to the Parliament on February 16, 2015, through the Ministry of Education, by the forum of representatives of the Leading Committee of Democratic […]


KUPC Statement – 4th Quarter Meeting

Karen Unity and Peace Committee Fourth Quarter Statement                                                                                                                                   Date: 28 February 2015   The Karen Unity and Peace Committee elected from the Karen Affairs Meeting (Karen State, Hpa-an, Zwekabin Hall on 29-30 March 2013) held their fourth quarterly meeting at Mawlamyaing, Mon Myat Thaw Ein Taung Su Church Compound. During this meeting they presented […]