1. On February 23, 2018, the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) resumed its second regular Council Meeting, which was paused on February 11, 2018. Representatives of UNFC member organizations the New Mon State Party (NMSP), Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP), Lahu Democratic Union (LDU), Shan State Progress Party (SSPP), and Arakan National Council (ANC), attended the meeting. Additionally, a representative from Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), an associate alliance member organization, also attended the meeting. The Council Meeting was successfully concluded on February 25, 2018.
2. While the current number of member organizations in the UNFC will remain unchanged, the Council Meeting also resolved to reinstate the membership of the Kachin National Organization (KNO) and Chin National Front (CNF), which had been temporarily suspended, at the upcoming UNFC interim congress in July 2018.
3. Moreover, the member organizations of UNFC decided to collectively pursue peace in Burma’s current peace process through the NCA path.
Khu Oo Reh – General Secretary Tel: +66 (0) 84 805 1344
U Twan Zaw – Central Executive Committee Member Tel: +66 (0) 81 680 8934