Burundi: Security Council encourages efforts towards ceasefire

Encouraging efforts to help bring about a ceasefire in Burundi, Security Council members today urged armed groups in the country to cooperate with those intervening to stop the fighting.

UN holds meetings aimed at advancing Burundi peace process

An informal meeting of interested parties was convened today at United Nations Headquarters in New York to discuss how to advance the Burundi peace process, according to a UN spokesman.

Burundi: UN agencies urge 'days of tranquillity' for immunization campaign

Concerned that continued armed clashes in Burundi could hinder vaccination campaigns targeting over 3 million children in the country, United Nations officials have called on all parties to the conflict to observe 'Days of Tranquillity' so that the immunization campaign can go forward.