14 May 2014 – The political situation in Burundi remains tense with limited political space not conducive to protection of human rights, a United Nations envoy today told the Security Council today, warning that as the country approaches elections in 2015, there is a p
26 April 2014 - The United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB) welcomed the adoption by consensus of the new Electoral Code by the National Assembly of Burundi, this Friday 25 April 2014 which is seen as an important step in view of the 2015 elections.
7 March 2014 – The United Nations human rights chief today voiced concern at the increasing restrictions on civil and political rights in Burundi, following a series of violent acts by the ruling party’s youth wing and the disruption of public meetings organized by opp
14 March 2014 – Deeply concerned about violent confrontations between the police and members of opposition in Burundi, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging both the government and political parties to de-escalate tensions and to c
1 April 2014 – Addressing the International Conference on Genocide Prevention in Brussels, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today declared that defending human rights is a global responsibility, and called on all Governme
10 April 2014 – The United Nations today called on the Government of Burundi to address ongoing political violence and restrictions on human rights, saying it is receiving “troubling” information about recent developments in the country.
9 April 2014 - The special Adviser of the United Nations Secretary General for genocide prevention Adama Dieng on Tuesday afternoon started a three-day working visit in Burundi as part of a sub-regional tour.
26 March 2014 –The United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB), in coordination with the Government, plans to convene a meeting with political actors by May, aimed at resuming political dialogue and to help ease political tensions, as Burundi heads towards general election
11 March 2014 - The United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB) said in a communique issued Monday that time has come for the entire Burundian political class to engage in renewed, inclusive and constructive political dialogue, both within each political party as well as b
5 March 2014 – Representatives of Burundian government, civil society, United Nations and partners today started a two-day meeting in Bujumbura aimed to exchange about projects to be funded through the $11,6m allocation recently granted to Burundi by the UN Peacebuildi