UN envoy lauds progress in Burundi but cautions that hurdles remain on path to stability

Burundi has made progress on a number of fronts in recent months but still faces numerous challenges, including a weak economy, cross-border incursions and a “mixed” human rights situation, the top United Nations envoy to the country told the Security Council today.

UN chief calls on international community to support Burundi's development

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to help Burundi continue its path towards peace and sustainable development.