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Washington Post: Former U.N. ambassador Bill Richardson nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for work on North Korea

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

By Anne Gearan January 30 Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson was nominated last month by members of Congress. His nomination, which has not been previously reported, is for decades of work on behalf of hostages and prisoners held in several nations. The Norwegian Nobel Committee was asked to consider case histories including the late OttoRead the full article »

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Mickey Bergman on the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Richardson Center’s VP, Mickey Bergman, interview with David Shuster of i24 News, on the one year mark of the Myanmar clearing operations against the Rohingya in Rakhine State

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One Year Later, Rohingya Still Needs Help and Needs to Be Heard

THE HILL OP-ED, BY FORMER GOV. BILL RICHARDSON (D-N.M.), 08/27/18 02:30 PM EDT  In the long history of violence and discrimination directed against the Rohingya —  a Muslim minority group from Myanmar — Aug. 25 is an especially dark date. Over one year ago, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, a Rohingya militant group, launched coordinated attacks onRead the full article »

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CNN News Clip – Bill Richardson: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi ‘Has Changed’

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

View video here Aung San Suu Kyi “did not want to listen to frank advice,” says veteran U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson, who resigned from an advisory board on the Rohingya crisis. Source: CNN  

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Gov.Richardson Meets with Secretary General Kofi Annan and the Kofi Annan Foundation Regarding Myanmar Crisis

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Governor Richardson and the Richardson Center met with Secretary General Kofi Annan and the Kofi Annan Foundation today in Geneva. They discussed the crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar, and identified pathways towards its resolution.

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A Rare Moment for Myanmar — and America

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Published in The New York Times By Bill Richardson and Mickey Bergman, November 14, 2012 The lobby of the Traders Hotel in Yangon is buzzing in the early evening hours. The number of Chinese, Japanese, Europeans and Americans roaming the lobby is surprising. It’s as if they are all here just waiting for the economicRead the full article »

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Governor Bill Richardson Meets with Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson met with Burmese political leader, Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar on October 11, 2012.   While in Yangon, Richardson also met with US Ambassador Derek Mitchell.  The Governor then traveled to the capital city of Naypyidaw to meet with Vice President H.E. Dr. Sai Mauk Khan, ViceRead the full article »

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