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20 Feb 2018 description

BUBANZA/CANKUZO/BUJUMBURA/BURURI/MAKAMBA/GITEGA,19 fév 2018 : L’opération d’inscription au rôle d’électeur pour le referendum constitutionnel de mai prochain et les élections générales de 2020 a pris fin samedi le 17 févier 2018 dans toutes les provinces du pays. Dans la plupart de provinces les chiffres montrent l’engouement que la population a réservé à cette activité.

01 Feb 2018 description

Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, would attend the Security Council’s meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the question of Palestine, on 20 February, Mansour Ayyad Sh. A. Alotaibi (Kuwait), Council President for the month, said at a press briefing at Headquarters today.

Presenting the 15-member organ’s work programme for February, he said conflict mediation, preventative diplomacy, humanitarian issues and enhanced Council working methods would be priorities for the Kuwaiti presidency.

01 Feb 2018 description

Selon le chef du HCR, les communautés d’accueil doivent également bénéficier de la présence des réfugiés grâce à l’amélioration des infrastructures.

Par Jonathan Clayton

INSTALLATION DE REFUGIES D’IMVEPI, Ouganda - Le Haut Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés Filippo Grandi a réitéré son appel aux dirigeants régionaux à rétablir la paix, et il s’est félicité de la politique menée par l’Ouganda pour « l’ouverture de ses frontières ». L’Ouganda accueille actuellement jusqu’à 500 nouveaux réfugiés par jour.

31 Jan 2018 description

Overview

Kuwait will have the presidency in February and has chosen as its centrepiece a ministerial-level briefing on the purposes and principles of the UN Charter in the maintenance of international peace and security, with the Secretary-General as the main speaker. It is also planning to hold an open debate on working methods (Kuwait is the chair of the Working Group on Documentation and Other Procedural Questions).

31 Jan 2018 description

IMVEPI REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Uganda – Renewing a strong appeal to regional leaders to make peace, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has praised the “open border” policy of Uganda which is currently receiving up to 500 refugees a day.

Grandi who is currently on an official visit to the East African country, now providing sanctuary to a total of some 1.4 million refugees, upheld Uganda’s treatment of those fleeing wars and persecution as a model for the rest of the world.

30 Jan 2018 description

29 janvier 2018, Rome – L’insécurité alimentaire dans les pays touchés par un conflit continue de se détériorer, ce qui signifie que les efforts humanitaires pour apporter une aide alimentaire aux communautés affectées et pour soutenir leurs moyens d’existence demeurent particulièrement vitaux, ont affirmé la FAO et le PAM devant le Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU. 

29 Jan 2018 description

Correction: An earlier version of this news release published on 29 January 2018 reported that 26 percent of the population in Ukraine currently faces acute hunger. The correct information is that 2.6 percent (rpt: 2.6 percent) of the total population in Ukraine is in need of food assistance. The error was due to a typographic error in the report, which has now been corrected.

18 Jan 2018 description

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 2018

13,1millions

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 2018

10.5 millions

FINANCEMENT REQUIS 2018 (US$)

1,68 milliard

PRÉFACE PAR

16 Jan 2018 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

» Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).

» The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).

15 Jan 2018 description
report UN Women

Marie Goretti Ndacayisaba is the Executive Director of Dushirehamwe (meaning, ‘let’s be together for peace’) in Burundi. She promotes women’s role in peacebuilding. In a conversation with UN Women, Ndacayisaba talks about her own journey as a peacebuilder, the current situation in Burundi and why we must engage women.

I have been engaging women in peacebuilding since the 1990s. We started with just two women, including myself, training other women in peacebuilding, after the crisis of 1993.

15 Jan 2018 description
report Igarapé Institute

Burundi’s ongoing political instability highlights the stark divide between global conflict prevention rhetoric and practice

Since the announcement by Burundian President, Pierre Nkurunziza, to run for a controversial third term in early 2015, political instability across the country – marked by a failed coup d’état, clashes between government and opposition forces, suppression of civil society, and targeted assassinations – has tested the limits of international conflict prevention responses.

02 Jan 2018 description

Global Overview DECEMBER 2017

17 Dec 2017 description
  1. Le Gouvernement du Burundi apprécie les efforts fournis par les pays de la sous Région afin de trouver des solutions aux problèmes burundais. C’est dans ce cadre qu’il voudrait d’abord remercier et réitérer sa confiance au Médiateur dans le dialogue inter - Burundais Son Excellence YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI et au facilitateur Son Excellence William Benjamin MKAPA pour les efforts déployés afin de trouver un terrain d’entente entre la classe politique burundaise.