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24 Sep 2018 description
report The Global Fund

In a high-security building in Kampala, Uganda, a man leads a group of sleuths investigating a potential killer. While they may go about their work with the meticulousness of police detectives, they are actually a different type of investigator. Professor Moses Joloba, Director of Uganda's Supranational Reference Laboratory, leads his team to pursue TB – the world’s leading killer among infectious diseases. The disease killed more than 1.6 million people around the world in 2017.

24 Sep 2018 description

Antoinette est mère de six enfants et elle n'a plus rien pour subvenir à leurs besoins. Son triste sort est aussi celui de quelque 1800 familles burundaises récemment expulsées du Rwanda.

Pour améliorer leur situation humanitaire précaire, ces familles et leurs familles d'accueil au Burundi ont reçu une assistance d'urgence en vivres et autres biens essentiels de ménage par le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) ; en collaboration avec la Croix-Rouge du Burundi (CRB).

23 Sep 2018 description
report EastAfrican

In Summary
- UNHCR has toned down calls pushing for more refugees to be repatriated.
- Since last year the agency assisted more than 44,000 refugees to voluntarily repatriate to Burundi, with the vast majority coming from Tanzania.
- However, about 1,000 refugees continue to arrive in neighbouring countries each month, citing insecurity, harassment, and fear.

By MOSES HAVYARIMANA

21 Sep 2018 description

Conseil des droits de l'homme, trente-neuvième session
Dialogue interactif sur le Burundi
Genève, le 17 septembre 2018

Monsieur le Président,
Excellences,
Mesdames et Messieurs,

Nous avons aujourd’hui l’honneur de vous présenter notre rapport final qui clôture le second terme de notre mandat, renouvelé par la résolution 36/19 du 29 septembre 2017.

21 Sep 2018 description

MATIN

Il achève son débat général consacré à la promotion et à la protection de tous les droits de l'homme et entend une déclaration de haut dignitaire

20 Sep 2018 description

SITUATION

• Refugees and other vulnerable communities in Tanzania face persistent food insecurity, despite rapid economic growth and domestic agricultural production that meets national food requirements, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).

20 Sep 2018 description

South Sudan between war and peace

On 12 September the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and the main opposition leader, Riek Machar, signed a revised version of the 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS). The new agreement brings an end to various negotiations that have taken place intermittently since the international High-Level Revitalization Forum was launched during December 2017.

19 Sep 2018 description

Conflict continues to drives high needs, but some food security improvements expected

Key Messages

18 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Le pays connaît de nouveaux abus et un climat de peur depuis le référendum

18 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

New Abuses, Climate of Fear After Referendum

(Geneva) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should renew the mandate for the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi during its ongoing session in Geneva. The commission is the strongest – and one of the few – sources of public reporting on the serious human rights abuses being committed in the country, including killings, beatings, sexual violence, arbitrary imprisonment, and intimidation.

17 Sep 2018 description

Human Rights Council, Thirty-ninth session
Interactive Dialogue on Burundi
Geneva, 17 September 2018

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Today we have the honour to present our final report, which concludes the second term of our mandate, renewed by resolution 36/19 of 29 September 2017.

17 Sep 2018 description

17 September 2018
MORNING

Hears Address by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom, and Concludes General Debate on the Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights

14 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Son refus de coopérer est un affront à la Résolution du Conseil des droits de l’homme

Laila Matar
Directrice adjointe chargée du plaidoyer auprès de l'ONU

13 Sep 2018 description

By Tina Ghelli in Dzaleka refugee camp, Malawi

Remy Gakwaya fled his native Burundi at 15 years old after his parents were killed in ethnic clashes. He made it to Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi in 2008. Ten years later, he is now leading the charge for technology and education for refugees.

It all started with courses in computer programming in Lilongwe and by the Jesuit Refugee Services and the Jesuit Worldwide Learning where Remy learnt computer programming languages like HTML, Java, Python and SQLite.

13 Sep 2018 description

Une fois de plus, la FIDH et la Ligue ITEKA souhaitent alerter le Conseil des droits de l’homme et la Haut-Commissaire sur les violations des droits humains qui se poursuivent sans relâche au Burundi. Le travail de terrain mené par des ONG et des experts indépendants, parfois au péril de leur vie, dément les déclarations des autorités burundaises alléguant que la normalité et la paix règnent dans le pays.

13 Sep 2018 description
report MapAction

Around 1.4 million refugees are currently living in 30 settlements in Uganda. Many of them have fled conflict or abuse in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burundi.

For several months, MapAction has been working with humanitarian research project REACH and other humanitarian organisations in Uganda to help understand the needs of this large and diverse population of displaced people so that they get the help they need.

13 Sep 2018 description

APRÈS MIDI

Il entend des déclarations au titre du droit de réponse suite au débat de ce jour sur la mise à jour orale faite hier par la Haut-Commissaire

GENEVE (11 septembre 2018) - Le Conseil des droits de l’homme a tenu cet après-midi un débat interactif avec la Haut-Commissaire adjointe aux droits de l'homme, Mme Kate Gilmore, qui a présenté une note pour rendre compte de la décision du Burundi d’annuler les visas accordés à une équipe de trois experts du Haut-Commissariat.

12 Sep 2018 description

11 September 2018
AFTERNOON

Hears Countries Speak in Right of Reply in Response to Statements made during the General Debate on the Oral Update of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (11 September 2018) - The Human Rights Council this afternoon held an interactive dialogue with the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Burundi.