Burundi: Security Council welcomes recent moves by parties towards peace

Members of the United Nations Security Council today welcomed the recent moves in Burundi by the Government and rebel leaders towards settling the nation's ongoing conflict.

UN agencies mount joint response to avert malnutrition crisis in Burundi

In the face of an impending malnutrition crisis in Burundi, a coalition of United Nations humanitarian agencies has mounted a coordinated strategy to help the people of the region overcome the effects of dwindling food supplies and drought-stricken crop yields.