Burma: Peace Negotiations

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Nye Baroness Nye Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial support they have provided for the peace process in Burma in the current financial year, broken down by each organisation that has received funding, directly or indirectly.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State

To date in this current financial year the UK has provided £3,003,398 to support the peace process and wider peacebuilding in Burma. This comprises £1.9 million from the Department for International Development to the Paung Sie Facility which is implemented by the Nordic International Support Foundation to support inter-communal harmony; £383,398 from the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) to Inter Mediate; and £720,000 from CSSF to the Joint Peace Fund whose 11 donors provide funding for the Joint Monitoring Committee for monitoring the 2015 ceasefire agreement and over 30 other peace process-focused projects.

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