UNSC

Step up efforts for Rohingya return

The UN Security Council yesterday urged the Government of Myanmar to step up its efforts to create conditions conducive to safe, voluntary and dignified return of the Rohingya refugees from...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Myanmar urged to hold 'proper' probe into atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar must hold a "proper investigation" into alleged atrocities against the Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy says, after the highest-level diplomatic visit to an area from which...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Myanmar ready to receive ‘verified’ Rohingya refugees, says Suu Kyi

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi says her country was ready for the return of “verified” Rohingya refugees and sought more cooperation from Bangladesh for the repatriation to begin after...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

UNSC team in Myanmar

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi received a UN Security Council delegation yesterday in the highest-level diplomatic visit since the start of the Rohingya crisis, which will include a brief tour of...

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

UNSC team reaches Myanmar for Rohingya probe

Members of a UN Security Council team probing Myanmar’s crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrive in the country’s capital after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya...

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

UNSC's Myanmar Trip: Naypyidaw to 'try to fix ties with world'

As the UNSC delegation begins visiting Myanmar today its government will make an effort to repair its strained relationship with the international community and allow some of Rohingyas to return to...

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

UNSC trip all too crucial

The UN Security Council's forthcoming visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar appears to be an opportunity for both the countries to garner the high-powered body's support in favour of their...

February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018

Dhaka urges UNSC to visit Rohingyas

Bangladesh has urged the UN Security Council to undertake visits to Myanmar and Bangladesh to witness the humanitarian situation of

November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017

Myanmar needs to engage with UN, Bangladesh

The UN Security Council has called upon Myanmar and Bangladesh to invite the UN refugee agency and other relevant international

October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

UNSC weighing draft resolution

The UN Security Council is weighing a draft resolution that would pressure Myanmar to address the violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh. ...

October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017

IPU call for UNSC intervention

The Inter-Parliamentary Union has delivered a strong condemnation of the atrocities committed by Myanmar in Rakhine State, adding its voice to the growing call for actions by the global powers.