UN Peacebuilding Commission calls on Burundian rebels to re-engage with Government

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission has called on the last major rebel hold-out group in Burundi to “resume promptly without condition” its participation in efforts to finally close the chapter on years of ethnic violence in the small Central African country.

Bolstered efforts crucial to consolidate peace and stability in Burundi – UN

Intensified efforts are crucial to consolidate peace in Burundi and thwart a relapse into violence and chaos, the leader of a United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) fact-finding mission to the small Central African nation, which suffered decades of ethnic conflict pitting the Hutu majority against the Tutsi minority, said today.