Myanmar

  • 27 September 2006

    Update Report No. 4: Myanmar

    Update Report

    On Friday 29 September the Council will be briefed on Myanmar by Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Ibrahim Gambari. Even though the Council has received briefings on Myanmar last year and earlier this year, this will be the first briefing with the situation in Myanmar being officially on the Council agenda. The Council took a rare procedural vote to add this item.

  • 1 June 2006

    Update Report No. 1: Myanmar

    Update Report

    Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Ibrahim Gambari briefed the Council on 31 May 2006 on his visit to Myanmar as predicted in our 26 May 2006 Update. After the briefing which took place under "Other Matters" all the European countries, the US, Russia, China, Japan and Ghana made statements.

  • 26 May 2006

    Update Report No. 6: Myanmar

    Update Report

    The Council expects a briefing from Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs Ibrahim Gambari early next week on his visit to Myanmar. Council members have expressed an interest in hearing about Gambari's visit, particularly the details of his meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • 15 December 2005

    Update Report No. 4: Myanmar

    Update Report

    Myanmar has been a source of growing concern among UN members since 1990, when the country's military regime lost the first multiparty election held in nearly three decades. The National League for Democracy (NLD), which won 80 percent of the parliamentary seats in the 1990 poll, was prevented by the regime from assuming power.