CSOs discuss nationwide land policy for refugees

09 June 2016
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Myanmar Times - For the first time, civil society organisations yesterday addressed land restitution for IDPs and refugees on a national level, rather than on a per-state basis.

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At the public forum, groups working with conflict-affected communities from all over the country pressed the government to start a discussion about refugee return and demanded the inclusion of all stakeholders in the decision-making process.

The dialogue followed a two-day workshop organised by the Border Consortium and the Transnational Institute aimed at establishing a national platform for communities displaced by armed conflict.

Representatives yesterday emphasised the need for a well-thought-out plan for people displaced by conflict who wish to return home.

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