Burundi’s peace process hampered by political crises – UN report

In recent months, efforts to bring a lasting peace to Burundi have been impeded by a deteriorating political situation, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report to the Security Council made public today.

Security Council applauds efforts to consolidate peace in Burundi

The United Nations Security Council today welcomed efforts to bring lasting peace to Burundi, calling for a consolidation of progress in the country, which is rebuilding after being torn apart by 13 years of armed conflict.

Formation of new Burundian Government welcomed by UN mission

The United Nations has welcomed the establishment of a new Government in Burundi and called on the country’s leadership to persevere in consolidating peace and strengthening democracy in the small Central African country.