335th session of the ILO Governing Body
Geneva, 14–28 March 2019
EU Statement - INS 12: Follow-up to the resolution concerning remaining measures on the subject of Myanmar adopted by the Conference at its 102nd Session (2013)
On 21 March 2019, in the presence of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, EU Ambassador Kristian Schmidt and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and Finance U Tun Tun Naing officially launched the education budget support programme of the European Union (EU) in Myanmar. The ceremony was attended by Union Minister of Education Dr Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister of Planning and Finance U Soe Win, and officials of their respective ministries and the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Economic Relations.
Continued violence in Rakhine and southern Chin States between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military is causing the loss of lives and a worsening humanitarian situation. Attacks against police posts and civilian authorities and individuals must stop.