The Summit of the Ethnic Armed Organizations’ (EAOs) top leaders was held successfully in Chiang Mai, Thailand on August 21-24 and was attended by fifteen of the seventeen EAOs’ representatives.

The Summit of the Ethnic Armed Organizations’ top leaders was held successfully at the KNU Headquarters’ Law Khee Lar Camp in Pa-an District, Karen State, for eight days, from June 2 to 9, 2015. The summit was attended by 108 representatives and observers from 17 Ethnic Armed Organizations, 11 members of the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT), 5 members of the NCCT technical assistance team, and specially invited personages, a total of 190 persons including office staff members.

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 13:06

Law Khee Lar EAO summit: Day to Day

17 out of 21 EAOs attend.

Chairs: Mutu Saypoe, N’Banla and Khun Myint Tun

Chair message: NCA will pave the way for political dialogue. Pragmatic approach i.e. working toward progressive realization is the driving principle for negotiation.

Wa's demand for an independent state received support from some representatives of the ethnic armed forces during a summit in Panghsang in Shan State that concluded Wednesday with a 12-point agreement, a news release says.

Deputy Secretary Aung Myint of the Central Office of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) announced that only 12 ethnic armed groups will attend the Ethnic Armed Forces Summit this year.

RANGOON — Ethnic rebel leaders said the United Wa State Army (UWSA) will host a meeting between ethnic armed groups involved in the drafting of the preliminary nationwide ceasefire accord and several ethnic groups that have not directly participated in the process.

Ethnic group leaders have agreed to hold a conference of armed ethnic groups following the agreement of a draft Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA).