Myanmar

UN adviser calls for taking ‘leap of faith’ to ensure peaceful, unified Myanmar

The United Nations Special Adviser for Myanmar today wrapped up a visit to the country during which he visited Rakhine state to see first-hand the progress made to provide aid to local communities, as well as actions being taken to address underlying causes of recent violence.

Myanmar: UN welcomes release of child soldiers, commitment to get them educated

Myanmar released dozens of children and young adults from its armed forces, known as the Tatmadaw, the United Nations today confirmed, welcoming also efforts to get the people away from guns and into classrooms.