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25 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

24 septembre 2016 – Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a fait part samedi de sa préoccupation concernant la situation au Burundi lors d'une rencontre au siège de l'ONU à New York avec le Ministre burundais des relations extérieures et de la coopération internationale, Alain Aimé Nyamitwe.

25 Sep 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11831

SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION, 20TH, 21ST & 22ND MEETINGS (AM, PM & NIGHT)

Decrying ‘Lip Service’ to United Nations Ideals, Speakers Declare Time for New Direction, Embracing Era of Engagement While the United Nations had been founded on the belief that States could solve problems collectively, the time had come to move in a new direction, the General Assembly heard today, as speakers underlined the need to embrace a new era of engagement based on common needs, innovative ideas and mutual respect.

23 Sep 2016 description

By: William Spindler

The number of people fleeing violence, threats, extrajudicial killings, abduction, torture and persecution in Burundi has passed the 300,000 mark some 18 months after the political crisis in the central African nation erupted in April last year.

22 Sep 2016 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-troisième session
Points 2 et 10 de l’ordre du jour

Rapport annuel du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme et rapports du Haut-Commissariat et du Secrétaire général

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités

Résumé

22 Sep 2016 description

AFSC strategic priorities in Burundi

Through 2018, AFSC is focusing its work in Burundi in three key areas. Working with people affected by war and violence—particularly women, youth, ex-combatants, returnees, and internally displaced people—AFSC is building the conditions for lasting peace and economic development.

Promoting community livelihood recovery, social cohesion, and trauma healing

21 Sep 2016 description

Burundi

Civilians in Burundi face a serious risk of potential mass atrocity crimes as ongoing political violence continues to destabilize the country.

BACKGROUND:

21 Sep 2016 description

EN BREF

27.250 Nouveaux réfugiés sud soudanais arrivés en RDC depuis fin 2015.

95.606 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

31.867 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

525.978 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

3.914 Réfugiés rapatriés de la RDC en 2016.

21 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

27,250 Newly arrived South Sudanese refugees in DRC since late 2015.

95,606 Refugees from the Central African Republic in the DRC.

31,867 Refugees from Burundi in DRC

525,978 Congolese refugees in African countries

3,914 Refugees repatriated from DRC in 2016.

20 Sep 2016 description

180.6 M required for 2016
79.6 M contributions received, representing 44% of requirements
101.0 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

20 Sep 2016 description

GENEVE (20 septembre 2016) – Le rapport final de l’Enquête indépendante des Nations Unies sur le Burundi* (EINUB) publié mardi décrit « d’abondantes preuves de violations graves des droits de l’homme » par le gouvernement et des personnes qui lui sont associées, violations qui pourraient constituer des crimes contre l’humanité.

20 Sep 2016 description

GENEVA (20 September 2016) – The final report of the United Nations Independent Investigation in Burundi (UNIIB)* published Tuesday, describes “abundant evidence of gross human rights violations,” possibly amounting to crimes against humanity, by the Government of Burundi and people associated with it.