Promoting UN’s development work, Norwegian Crown Prince visits Burundi

Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon Magnus, a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), today began a four-day visit to Burundi as part of his work to promote global antipoverty targets.

Burundi: UN expert urges aid to help consolidate progress

Despite the persistence of human rights violations in Burundi, an independent United Nations expert on the country has called on the international community to step up its support for the Government as it works to consolidate progress following over a dozen years of ethnic violence.