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Statements and reports by Myanmar at regular sessions of the Human Rights Council
See also the webcasts of the interactive dialogues, where available, for oral statements

Individual Documents

Title: General Observations of Myanmar on the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar to the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council
Date of publication: 06 March 2017
Description/subject: Headings of the sections of Myanmar's Observations: Coordinated armed attacks against police border outposts...Access to the areas...Reprisals...Efforts taken by Government...National Investigation Commission...Humanitarian Aid Activities in Kachin State...Proposed Benchmark...Observations by the Government...Totals of actions taken for the rape cases and rape with murder cases committed by the army man to the civil girls from 2015 to 2016...Rape cases that have been taken action during 2015...Rape cases that have been taken action from January 2016 to October 2016.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar via UN (A /HRC/34/67/Add.1)
Format/size: pdf (212K)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2017


Title: Preliminary response by Myanmar to the draft report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the “Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar”
Date of publication: 20 June 2016
Description/subject: Human Rights Council - Thirty-second session Agenda item 2... Preliminary response by Myanmar to the draft report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the “Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar” to the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council....."The Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva presents its compliments to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and has the honour to attach hereto the preliminary response from Myanmar regarding the High Commissioner’s report on the “Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar” to the 32nd session of the Human Right Council. In this context, the Permanent Mission has further the honour to request that the present note verbal and the annex thereto* may kindly be circulated as a document of the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, under agenda item 2. "
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of Mysanmar via Human Rights Council (A /HRC/32/G/9) - Advance Unedited Version
Format/size: pdf (98K)
Date of entry/update: 22 June 2016


Title: Statement by H.E. U Maung Wai, Permanent Representative of Myanmar During the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of human rights in Myanmar, 25th Session of the Human Rights Council 17 March 2014
Date of publication: 17 March 2014
Author/creator: U Maung Wai
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar via United Nations
Format/size: pdf (137K)
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2014


Title: Human Rights Council: 25th session - Observations by Myanmar on the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 12 March 2014
Description/subject: Written comments by Myanmar on 5 themes taken up by the Special Rapporteur: Prisoners of conscience...Conditions of detention and treatment of prisoners...Freedom of opinion and expression...Situation of ethnic border areas...Situation in Rakhine State.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/HRC/25/64/Add.1)
Format/size: Word (95K)
Date of entry/update: 14 March 2014


Title: Observations by Myanmar on the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (A/HRC/25/64)
Date of publication: 12 March 2014
Description/subject: I. Prisoners of conscience...II. Conditions of detention and treatment of prisoners...III. Freedom of opinion and expression...IV. Situation of ethnic border areas...V. Situation in Rakhine State.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar via United Nations (A/HRC/25/64/Add.1)
Format/size: pdf (150K)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2014


Title: Observations by Myanmar on the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar (A/HRC/22/58)
Date of publication: 06 March 2013
Description/subject: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tomás Ojea Quintana. Addendum: Comments by the State .....Rebuttals of a number of points raised by the Special Rapporteur in his report.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Union of Myanmar via UN Human Rights Council (A/HRC/22/58/Add.1)
Format/size: pdf (147K)
Date of entry/update: 03 April 2013


Title: STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY U WUNNA MAUNG LWIN UNION MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR AT THE EIGHTEENTH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (text and video)
Date of publication: 13 September 2011
Description/subject: "...Today, I am here in your midst to highlight the importance that the Government of Myanmar attaches to the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council. As you are well aware, a constitutional government has been formed recently in Myanmar. In his inaugural speech, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar outlined the policies and objectives of the new government with a view to building a modern and democratic nation. The priorities of the new Government are to achieve good governance, clean government, fundamental rights of the citizens, rule of law, transparency, accountability, fight against corruption, reduction of income disparity, creation of a harmonious society, economic reform and environmental conservation. Immediately after its formation, the Government has begun launching a series of economic, social and policy reforms to improve the socio-economic life of the people..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva, via UN Human Rights Council
Format/size: pff (39K); Adobe Flash (16 minutes)
Alternate URLs: http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2011/09/minister-for-foreign-affairs-of-myanmar-3rd-plenary-... (webcast)
Date of entry/update: 14 September 2011


Title: Human Rights Council - 7th session: Oral Statement by Myanmar on Rationalization and Improvement of Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 17 March 2008
Description/subject: Statement by His Excellency U Wunna Maung Lwin, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Union of Myanmar under Item: Review, Rationalization and Improvement of Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar at the Seventh Session of Human Rights Council.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (40K)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/pressrelease_PMGev/7th%20Session%20HRC%20Statement%2017%20Mar%202008.htm
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council - 7th session: Oral Statement by Myanmar
Date of publication: 13 March 2008
Description/subject: Statement by His Excellency U Wunna Maung Lwin, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Union of Myanmar in response to the reports of the Special Rapporteur Professor Pinheiro.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (20K)
Alternate URLs: http://myanmargeneva.org/pressrelease_PMGev/7th%20Session%20HRC%20Statement%2013%20Mar%202008.htm
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council - 7th session: Comments on reports of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar contained in UN documents A/HRC/7/18 and A/HRC/7/24
Date of publication: 10 March 2008
Description/subject: Note verbale dated 10 March 2008 from the Permanent Mission of Myanmar to the United Nations Office at Geneva addressed to the secretariat of the Human Rights Council..."...The Government of Myanmar finds that both reports are neither balanced nor objective. It is intrusive, highly politicized and contains many unfounded allegations originated form insurgents and anti-government groups. Therefore, the Government totally rejects all the allegations contained in the reports..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (46K)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council - 6th session: Oral Statement by Myanmar
Date of publication: 11 December 2007
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (226K)
Date of entry/update: 30 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council - 4th Session: Statement by Deputy Permanent Representative U Nyunt Swe, the Union of Myanmar and Leader of the Myanmar Observer Delegation
Date of publication: 23 March 2007
Description/subject: "...Myanmar is fully aware of the need to improve and promote human rights. We are doing everything possible to this effect and will continue to do so. At the same time, we believe that human rights issues must be addressed with objectivity, respect for national sovereignty and territorial integrity and non-interference in the internal affairs of States. There should not be double standards nor politicization of human rights issues. Myanmar firmly believes that only genuine cooperation and constructive dialogue would best serve the promotion and protection of human rights."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva via United Nations
Format/size: pdf (119K)
Date of entry/update: 24 July 2014


Title: Human Rights Council -- 2nd Session: Statement by the Myanmar Ambassador
Date of publication: 27 September 2006
Description/subject: Statement by His Excellency U Nyunt Maung Shein, Ambassador/Permanent Representative and Leader of the Myanmar Observer Delegation at the Second Session of the Human Rights Council Geneva, 27 September 2006
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
Format/size: pdf (76K)
Date of entry/update: 27 September 2006