KNWO-Loikaw holds Karenni-State Women’s Voice Conference

September 19th to 21st 2016 will be marked as important dates for Karenni National Women’s Organization (KNOW – Loikaw office).

In this date, KNWO-Loikaw will hold its Karenni State Women’s Voice conference at Kay Htoe Boo hall, Loikaw. The conference highlights the results of a community consultation carried out by KNWO-Loikaw covering Kayah State’s seven Townships.

The conference will gather around 350 delegates from the seven townships and circa 100 guests and representatives from State Government, Parliamentary, Political Parties, Ethnic Arm Organization International, local and Community based organizations in Myanmar and Thailand, respectively.

The event will throw light in women peace and security issues exposed by villagers during community consultations. Those issues include political, social, economic, security and land right and natural resources.

Khu Oo Reh, Vice Chair from Karenni National Progressive Party will share an update about Myanmar Peace process. Among the notable and well-known personalities within the circle of international and local organizations are Thin Thin Aung, Poe Nge, Nang Phyu Phyu Lin, Naw May Oo, Show Ei Ei Tun and Khu Khu Ju. They will speak about the five pillars of framework for political negotiation with gender perspective.  Thin Thin Aung, Women’s League of Burma advisor  and board member will be the conference moderator.

The opening ceremony will start at 8:30 AM where all delegates and guests will do a processional march to mark the opening of the conference. Representatives from KNWO will do the ribbon-cutting ceremony.


For details, please contact:

Mie Mie – 09254222060

Mu Ree  – 09250694803

Maw Pray Myar – 09780120325

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