Announcement of the National Unity Consultative Council - NUCC
1. The National Unity Consultative Council - NUCC was initially founded on March 8, 2021 by the anti-coup forces against the 1st February’s military coup to topple the military dictatorship and to build a federal democratic union.
2. The NUCC constitutes representatives from 28 various political institutions including the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) with de jure political legitimacy from the landslide November 2020 General Election, and Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs), federal-unit and nationalities-based consultative councils, who hold de facto legitimacy via control of territory, administrative mechanisms, and substantial public support on the ground. Moreover, the political parties who are against the coup d’état and other political forces of Burma/Myanmar Spring comprising youth and women’s organizations, labor unions, civil society organizations, the participants of civil disobedience movement, general strike committees, and ethnic nationality associations, and people across different all walks of life.
3. The primary responsibilities of the NUCC are:
ii) To take charge of the implementation of the policies and strategies endorsed by the People’s Assembly in accordance with the Federal Democracy Charter; and iii) To guide policy coordination between People’s Assemblies throughout the anti-coup period.
4. The NUCC developed Part One and Part Two of the Federal Democracy Charter, which was officially announced on March 31, 2021. Subsequently it formed the National Unity Government -NUG on April 16, 2021. In order for the Federal Democracy Charter to better reflect the desires of the people, the NUCC launched the review process of the charter on May 24, 2021. This revised charter will be endorsed at the first People’s Assembly.
5. The NUCC will strive for federal democracy in the process to eliminate all forms of dictatorship including the military dictatorship with determination to the best of its ability exercising collective leadership. Based on the Federal Democracy Charter, the NUCC will provide policy guidance to the National Unity Government (NUG), the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) and joint committees/commissions, which are the key pillars of the anti-coup revolution.