Kofi Annan in Yangon to Deliver UN Recommendations

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, the chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, has arrived in Yangon on Tuesday afternoon to deliver his final report on an ongoing humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. The report will include recommendations for the government on conflict prevention, humanitarian assistance, reconciliation between the region’s Buddhist and Muslim communities, institution building, and development in conflict-torn Rakhine State. Annan will address questions from the media at the Sule Shangri-la Hotel on Thursday morning. The commission’s final report will be published on the same day.