Myanmar

Myanmar: UN chief urges country to move beyond ‘narrow agendas’ and towards cooperation

Myanmar has shown progress in areas of socio-economic development, national reconciliation and democratization, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon confirmed today, while also warning that the Asian country still faced “critical hurdles” as it approached its impending elections.

Myanmar: UN officials urge greater humanitarian, development support for Rakhine

Two senior United Nations officials have called for increased humanitarian assistance and development efforts to meet the needs of all communities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state following a visit there this week.