UN Peacebuilding Commission discusses strategy for Burundi

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, which was established to help countries recovering from war avoid a relapse of violence, today held talks in New York on its strategy for Burundi, which suffered decades of ethnic conflict pitting the Hutu majority against the Tutsi minority.

UN Peacebuilding Commission committed to helping Burundi – official

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) is committed to supporting Burundi, including by helping mobilize resources to fight poverty, an official from the newly created body, which aims to prevent countries from relapsing into conflict, said today in Bujumbura, the capital.

UN Peacebuilding Commission visiting Burundi to find ways to consolidate stability

An eight-member delegation from the newly established United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) – created to prevent countries emerging from civil war and other conflicts from sliding back into bloodshed – is currently visiting Burundi in a bid to help consolidate stability there.