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National League for Democracy Statements, Resolutions etc.

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Title: NLD Statements
Date of publication: 1998
Description/subject: About 200 NLD statements made from 1998 (very few after 2000)
Language: English
Source/publisher: NLD via NCGUB
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.ncgub.net/NCGUB/staticpages/index8d65.html?page=NLD_Statements_98_00
Date of entry/update: 15 December 2010

Individual Documents

Title: NLD 2015 Election Manifesto (English)
Date of publication: 14 September 2015
Description/subject: "Note on the translation: This document is the authorised English-language translation of the original Burmese-language manifesto. In case of any perceived discrepancy between the two versions, the Burmeselanguage manifesto remains the definitive version."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (179K)
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2016

Title: The Policy on Ethnic Nationalities of Burma of the National League for Democracy
Date of publication: 11 February 2005
Description/subject: "...The Unwavering Position Of The National League for Democracy Toward The Ethnic Nationalities: The (Provisional) Constitution and (Draft) Policies of the National League for Democracy:- 8. The policies of the National League for Democracy towards the ethnic nationalities as stated in the (Provisional) Constitution and (Draft) Policies of the National League for Democracy in October 1988: Ethnic Nationalities (a)"... Special priority will be given to resolve the problem of the ethnic nationalities. In doing so, the National League for Democracy will strive to the bitter end to achieve the best solution on the basis of recognizing equal rights for all ethnic nationalities, showing sincerity, friendship, and respect for the beliefs of others, having high regard for and believing in basic human rights, and promoting the literature, culture and customs of the ethnic nationalities in accordance with their wishes Should all ethnic nationalities extend their cooperation in resolving problems we are convinced that the objectives of seeking peace in the Union and harmony among nationalities will certainly be successful. We must strive to successfully implement these objectives." (b) "Since it is our desire to establish a Union that is deve- loped and economically strong, we will ensure that every state and region is able to freely undertake economic development tasks. We will implement the right of self-determination of the states by practicing the principle which ensures harmony between the nationalities fully enjoying their inherent rights and the prosperity and welfare of the Union as a whole..."
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB)
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2008

Title: NLD Statement on its decision not to attend the National Convention
Date of publication: 14 May 2004
Description/subject: "Aspiring towards the construction of a democratic union of Burma, the National League for Democracy wished to cooperate in the National Convention organized by the SPDC. Therefore the NLD intimated to the authorities the following minimal conditions that would enable the party to participate in the National Convention..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy
Format/size: html (22K), Word (32K), jpeg (120K & 56K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/NLDsmt.14-May-2004.doc
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2004