Visit to Burundi of Under Secretary-General

8 Dec 2014

Visit to Burundi of Under Secretary-General

8 December 2014 - The United Nations Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, is to travel to Burundi on 10 December for a two-day visit.

During his staying, Feltman and the Burundian Minister of External Relations and International Cooperation, Laurent Kavakure will on 12 December co-chair the ceremony to mark the closing of the United Nations Office in Burundi.

On the other hand, USG Feltman will meet with Burundian authorities and attend the Burundi-Partners: Progress, Challenges and Prospects Roundtable scheduled for 11-12 December in Bujumbura.

This is the second time Mr. Feltman visits Burundi after a stay in February 2013, during which he was received by President Pierre Nkurunziza.