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SAC-M Report Accuses UN Secretary-General of Neglecting Myanmar

SAC-M Report Accuses UN Secretary-General of Neglecting Myanmar

By Luke Hunt
The report came as the opposition National Unity Government NUG claimed that 21 children were injured in a military strike in Sagaing Region.

UN Security Council Adopts Rare Resolution on Myanmar

UN Security Council Adopts Rare Resolution on Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
UNSC 2669 expressed the council's "deep concern" about the actions of the country's military government, and called for an immediate cessation of violence.
UN General Assembly Denies Junta Bid for Myanmar Seat

UN General Assembly Denies Junta Bid for Myanmar Seat

By Sebastian Strangio
The decision is a victory for the opposition National Unity Government – but will the U.N.'s various agencies follow suit?

UN Chief Calls for ‘Inclusive Solutions’ to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

UN Chief Calls for ‘Inclusive Solutions’ to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
On the fifth anniversary of the army's ethnic cleansing campaign, Antonio Guterres said that the Rohingya must be included in any resolution to the country's political crisis.

US, Thailand Mull Crossborder Myanmar Aid Delivery Plan

US, Thailand Mull Crossborder Myanmar Aid Delivery Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
The established humanitarian presence in the region makes the Thai-Myanmar border a logical conduit for aid.

Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now

Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now

By Sebastian Strangio
Under a deal brokered by the U.S. and China, the decision over Myanmar's U.N. seat will be deferred until November.

Show Us Your Credentials: The Battle for Myanmar at the UN

Show Us Your Credentials: The Battle for Myanmar at the UN

By Patrick Phongsathorn
For the General Assembly to accord recognition to Myanmar's junta would effectively sanction armed seizures of power.
Who Will Win the Battle for Myanmar’s UN Seat?

Who Will Win the Battle for Myanmar’s UN Seat?

By Tom Fawthrop
The stakes are high: the U.N. decision will give either the junta or the NUG the imprimatur of international legitimacy.

Myanmar’s Junta Tries – and Fails – to Appoint a New UN Ambassador

Myanmar’s Junta Tries – and Fails – to Appoint a New UN Ambassador

By Sebastian Strangio
But the military's takeover has trapped foreign governments between dueling moral and diplomatic imperatives.

As Myanmar Crisis Grows, Dispute Breaks Out Over Country’s UN Seat

As Myanmar Crisis Grows, Dispute Breaks Out Over Country’s UN Seat

By Sebastian Strangio
The coup has given way to to a dispute over who should represent Myanmar at the United Nations.

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions

By Luke Hunt
Continued conflict suggests a long road ahead for vulnerable populations in the country.
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