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July 10, 2020

NRPC meets AGIPP in Yangon

Officials of the NRPC meeting with the members of the Allilance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process in Yangon yesterday. Photo: Pho Htaung
Officials of the NRPC meeting with the members of the Allilance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process in Yangon yesterday. Photo: Pho Htaung

Officials of the National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NRPC) met with members of the Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process (AGIPP) at the NRPC in Yangon at 2 pm yesterday. Director-General of Ministry of the State Counsellor’s Office U Zaw Htay, member of the Advisory Committee of the Peace Commission U Moe Zaw Oo, Leader of the Peace Process Steering Team (PPST)U Aye Lwin, member of PPST U Maung Maung Aye and officials attended the meeting. Chairwoman of AGIPP Daw May Sabe Phyu and members Nan Phyu Phyu Lin, Nan Pu, Daw Thanda Oo, Mi Cherry Soe, Bansai Bu, U Min Thura and U Kyaw Min Aung also took part in the meeting. At the meeting, AGIPP presented suggestions on matters relating to children, women, peace and security, and NRPC gave back constructive response.
As regards the discussions, AGIPP Daw May Sabe Phyu said, “Here, we expressed our worries for the homecoming displaced persons and the suggestions for the national strategy approved by the government in office. Another point is our suggestions for the challenges and problems resulting from sexual violence in the conflicts and the government responses. As regards the point, we have had frank discussions with the officials.” Founded in 2014, AGIPP has partner organizations including Gender and Development Institute (GDI), Gender Equality Network (GEN), Kachin State Women’s Network (KSWN), Mon Women’s Network (MWN), Nyein Foundation, Women’s Organizations Network (WON) and Women’s Peace Activity Network (WAPAN).—Ye Khaung Nyunt (Translated by TMT)

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