Security Council's Central Africa peace mission arrives in Burundi

The United Nations Security Council's Central Africa mission arrived in Burundi today on the third stage of its efforts to bolster the peace process in the region's war-wracked countries.

Despite progress much remains to be done to bring peace to Burundi - UN

Despite recent steady progress in the peace process, major political and social tensions remain in Burundi as it tries to emerge from a decade of civil war, human rights violations are a cause of great concern and a strong international donor response is vital, according to a new United Nations report released today.

UN starts radio broadcasts in Burundi to support peace process

The United Nations Operation in Burundi (ONUB) has started broadcasting radio programmes on its work in support of the country’s peace process.