Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand chaired the 2nd Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Myanmar

Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand chaired the 2nd Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Myanmar

วันที่นำเข้าข้อมูล 6 May 2022

วันที่ปรับปรุงข้อมูล 6 May 2022

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On Friday 6 May 2022, H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand chaired the 2nd Multi -Stakeholder Meeting on the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Myanmar. The meeting was attended by Mrs. Pornpimol Kanchanalak, Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand on Myanmar, and representatives from 23 organizations including from diplomatic corps, international organizations, private sectors and civil societies, who exchanged information on developments of the situation in Myanmar and the provision of humanitarian assistance to the people of Myanmar.

The DPM/FM stressed the importance of providing humanitarian assistance to the people of Myanmar who have been seriously affected by ongoing conflicts in the country. During the past year, the Royal Thai Government has provided humanitarian assistance to the people of Myanmar through various channels. He thanked the Thai private sector for the donation of food and medical supplies that were delivered to the Myanmar Red Cross Society on 14 November 2021. Thailand has also been coordinating closely with Cambodia, as current ASEAN Chair, to find ways to effectively deliver humanitarian assistance to the Myanmar people in need, and to promote a peaceful political settlement in Myanmar.

The participants shared information on their efforts relating to the provision of humanitarian assistance to the people of Myanmar, their assessments of needs on the ground, and challenges concerning access to affected areas and vulnerable groups. They reaffirmed their readiness to support and cooperate with Thailand in this regard. In conclusion, the Meeting agreed on the need to build trust and confidence among all relevant stakeholders, to depoliticize humanitarian assistance, and to coordinate, cooperate and exchange information with a view to expanding access to humanitarian assistance to all areas, including along the Thailand - Myanmar border.

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