United Nationalities Federal Council
|Chairman||Nai Hong Sar (since 2017)|
N'Ban La (2011–2016)
|Founded||16 February 2011|
|Preceded by||Ethnic Nationalities Council|
|Headquarters||Chiang Mai, Thailand|
|Armed wing||Federal Union Army|
Ethnic minority rights
The United Nationalities Federal Council (Burmese: ညီညွတ်သောတိုင်းရင်းသားလူမျိုးများဖက်ဒရယ်ကောင်စီ; abbreviated UNFC) is a coalition of five opposition groups in Myanmar. In 2011, the council was formed by 11 opposition groups that campaigns for the rights of various ethnic minorities in Myanmar. Six of the UNFC's members have successfully made or are in the process of making peace negotiations and permanent ceasefire agreements with the government. The group's armed wing is the Federal Union Army (FUA).
The UNFC currently has five members.
- Chin National Front (suspended in November 2015)
- Karen National Union (resigned in September 2014)
- Karenni Army
- Lahu Democratic Union
- New Mon State Party
- Pa-O National Organization (suspended in November 2015)
- Shan State Army - North
- Arakan Army
- Kachin Independence Army (resigned in May 2017)
- Ta'ang National Liberation Army (resigned in 2016)
- Wa National Organisation (resigned in May 2017)
- Chief: Nai Hong Sar (NMSP)
- Vice-chief: Naing Han Tha (NMSP)
- Secretary: Khu Oo Yel (KNPP)
- Co-secretary: U Tun Zaw (ANC)
- "Myanmar Peace Monitor: Stakeholders - UNFC".
- S.H.A.N, Sai Wansai/. "UNFC possible disintegration and the peace process outlook - Burma News International".
- "Ceasefire Cited as Ethnic UNFC Alliance Suspends Two Members". 12 November 2015.
- "Why Did the KNU Withdraw From the UNFC?". 3 September 2014.