Burundi

Security Council lauds accord between Burundian Government and rebel group

The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the 17 June agreement between Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza and Agathon Rwasa, leader of the Palipehutu-National Liberation Forces (PALIPEHUTU-FNL), to implement the ceasefire they reached last year.

UN Peacebuilding Commission backs strategy for ensuring peace in Burundi

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, established to help countries recovering from war avoid a relapse into violence and chaos, today endorsed the framework to engage Burundi, the UN and other international partners to work together to consolidate peace in the African country.

Ban Ki-moon praises agreement between Burundian Government and rebel group

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the agreement between Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza and Agathon Rwasa, leader of the Palipehutu-National Liberation Forces (PALIPEHUTU-FNL), to implement the ceasefire deal they reached last year.