30 April 2015 – Civil unrest continued for a fourth day in areas of Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, after current President Pierre Nkurunziza was nominated by the ruling National Council for the Defence of Democracy – Forces for the Defence of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party
New York, 28 April 2015 - The Secretary-General condemns the outbreak of violence in Burundi following the nomination of President Pierre Nkurunziza as the presidential candidate of the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party.
The members of the Security Council met on April 16 to discuss the situation in Burundi. They took note that the upcoming elections are an extremely sensitive issue that has the potential to spur violence and undermine the peace sustained for almost a decade in Burund
The Secretary-General met on 14 April 2015 with the Minister of Interior of Burundi, Mr. Edouard Nduwimana. The Secretary-General noted that Burundi owes its progress to the spirit of Arusha and the determination of Burundians to build a peaceful, democratic and prosperous nation.
United Nations Secretary-General on Friday urged the President of Burundi Pierre Nkurunziza "to carefully consider the potential consequences, for the country and his legacy, of his decisions in the run-up to the presidential election."
On Monday 9 March, Burundian election stakeholders including the Government, the Electoral commission (CENI), representatives of political parties, youth organizations and civil society signed a Charter of Non-Violence, committing to peace before, during, and after the
The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General and Chief of the United Nations Electoral Observation Mission in Burundi (MENUB), Cassam Uteem, today held discussions with leaders of political parties, youth groups affiliated with political parties and media representatives on ways to ensure that upc
18 February 2015 – The United Nations Security Council today urged the Government of Burundi to establish a climate of freedom and openness conducive to the holding of elections later this year and expressed concern about reports of intimidation, harassment, arbitrary