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UN Security Council
Threat to the Peace Report
The case for action
What can you do?
"Please use your liberty to promote ours." - Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
In September 2005, the global law firm DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary published "Threat to the Peace: A Call for the UN Security Council to Act in Burma", a report commissioned by Vacláv Havel, former President of the Czech Republic, and Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
The report provides a detailed overview of the reasons why the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) needs to intervene in Burma to insure that Burma’s people can live in an environment free from oppression.
The UN Security Council is the political arm of the United Nations and is tasked with maintaining international peace and security. In order to do so, the UNSC must determine when a threat to the peace exists and recommend what action should be taken to bring resolution to the situation.
"Threat to the Peace" does not call for UN-led military intervention or the deployment of a peacekeeping force in Burma. Rather, it makes recommendations on how to peacefully achieve democratic change.
You can make a significant contribution to the international campaign to convince the UNSC to take appropriate action on Burma. This website provides information and suggested actions for citizens, activists, educators, media, and legislators interested in advocacy activities on behalf of Burma’s people.


UN Special Advisor on Burma briefs Council [11 Apr 2012]
UN Sec-Gens Chief of Staff briefs Council on Burma visit [19 May 2011]
UN Sec-Gens Chief of Staff briefs Council on Burma visit [6 December 2010]
UNSC discusses elections in Burma [24 March 2010]
UNSC expresses "serious concern" over the sentencing of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi [13 August 2009]
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The website is sponsored by ALTSEAN-Burma on behalf of a global network of concerned individuals, activists, and organizations who support human rights and democracy in Burma. We believe the main responsibility of the UN is to actively work for peace. As advocates for UNSC action on Burma, we endorse the recommendations in the “Threat to the Peace” report. Please contact us by e-mail at: Thank you for your support!