Tag: Kayin State

Norway and UN Women partnered up against Covid crisis in Mon and Kayin states

The partnership between Norway and UN Women on COVID response in Mon and Kayin States has achieved positive results. The partnership has focused on tackling unemployment and lack of income amongst women in IDP-camps due to the pandemic. The women have received livelihood training and several women in the IDP camps in Kayin State are…

Norway’s peace initiative in Myanmar broken down

The ethnic peace process in Myanmar, which the Norwegian government initiated in 2012 between the Karen nationals and the Myanmar army “Tatmadaw” has definitively broken down. According to Frontier Myanmar, the “Tatmadaw” has resumed killing civilians, destroying villages, and displacing people from their homes, despite early promises of peace. The Norwegian government played a key…