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Children at the Jabe Orphanage in Bujumbura celebrate Christmas, 24 Dec 2019. Photo: UN/Napoleon Viban
Joining Burundians to fête the end of 2019 and usher in the New Year, staff of the Office of the Special Envoy (OSESG-B) visited and shared the joy and warmth of Christmas with kids of the Jabe Orphanage in Bujumbura on December
Diplomats and UN agency Heads in debriefing session with ASG Bintou Keita during the visit, 6 Feb 2020. UN/Napoleon Viban
Amb. Jürg Lauber, Chair of the Burundi Configuration at the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and Ms Bintou Keita, UN Assistant Secretary General for Africa wrapped up a weeklong stay in Bujumbura on 7 February 2020.
A young Burundian refugee completes an exercise on a blackboard at Jugudi Primary School in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Kigoma Province, north-west Tanzania (February 2019). UNHCR/Farha Bhoyroo
Two months ahead of Burundi’s planned local and presidential elections, senior UN-appointed independent rights investigators have urged the Government to reopen the “democratic, civil and political space” there.
From home, OSESG-B staff on self-quarantine join colleagues in weekly COVID-19 briefing via VCT, 18 March 2020. Photo: UN/Napoleon Viban
Like elsewhere in the UN system worldwide, staff of the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Burundi (OSESG-B) are currently on full alert against the marauding Corona virus.
Partial view of staff at OSESG-Burundi retreat. 23 January 2020. UN/Napoleon Viban
The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Burundi (OSESG-B) held a retreat in Bujumbura, January 23, with the SDGs at the heart of discussions on a Work Plan for fiscal year 2020.