• ASG Keita Calls for Consolidation of Peace in Burundi


    The UN Assistant Secretary General for Africa visited Bujumbura from 26 to 31 August 2019. Ms Bintou Keita met with government officials, civil society representatives, political figures and religious leaders, as well as the diplomatic community in Burundi. Her sentiments at the end of the weeklong stay:

  • UN panel says 2020 elections in Burundi could have major impact on human rights

    Dramatic political and humanitarian issues along with widespread impunity should remain a matter of concern for the international community, a team of investigators appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Tuesday [12 March 2019]. This report by UN News.

    Audio: Daniel Johnson, UN News

  • Special Envoy addresses Security Council on the Situation in Burundi, 19 February 2019

    Dialogue is the only viable option for resolving the political ciris in Burundi, Special Envoy Michel Kafando emphasised at the Security Council meeting of 19 February 2019.