Burundi

Burundi: UN envoy says 2015 elections will be ‘litmus test’ for democratic processes, stability

While noting Burundi’s efforts to ensure an inclusive political climate ahead of elections in 2015, the United Nations envoy for the country warned today that the socio-political situation there remains characterized by “deep-rooted divergences and persisting mistrust between the Government and opposition parties, and between and within opposition formations as well.”