Burundi

Security Council calls for end to hostilities in Burundi

The United Nations Security Council today called for an immediate suspension of hostilities in Burundi and for the armed groups to enter into negotiations.

After an attack on aid workers in Burundi, Annan urges respect for relief staff

Secretary-General Kofi Annan was "deeply grieved" to learn of the ambush of humanitarian aid workers in Burundi, a United Nations spokesman said today in New York.

Burundi needs urgent aid for displaced population, UN relief official warns

Over half a million men, women and children forced from their homes by the fighting in Burundi are in urgent need of more help from the international community, a senior United Nations relief official warned today at the conclusion of a three-day mission to the country.

Security Council urges all parties in Burundi conflict to cease fighting

Members of the United Nations Security Council today called on all parties to the conflict in Burundi to immediately cease hostilities and to respect human rights and international law.