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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Burundi

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Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

Selected UN Documents
  • UN Member States on the Record: Burundi
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/burundi.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.

  • S/2017/165 (23 February 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on Burundi:
    http://undocs.org/S/2017/165
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2303 (2016); covers the period since the resolution was adopted on 29 July 2016.
  • S/2016/881 (21 October 2016): Letter dated 21 October 2016 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/881
    Transmits letter dated 13 Oct. 2016 from the Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union, forwarding a communiqué on the situation in Burundi adopted by the Peace and Security Council of the African Union at its 631st meeting, held on 6 Oct. 2016.
  • S/RES/2303 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2303(2016)   
    establishing a police officers’ component in the country for one year to monitor the security situation and to support Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • A/HRC/32/30 (17 June 2016): Human rights situation in Burundi: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/32/30
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 30/27.
    Covers the human rights situation in the country between 26 Apr. 2015 and late April 2016.
  • S/RES/2279 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2279(2016)
    Amid continuing violence and a persistent political impasse in Burundi, the Security Council requested today that the Secretary-General present options for the deployment of a United Nations police contribution to monitor the security situation, promote respect for human rights, and advance the rule of law in the country.
  • S/2015/985 (16 December 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Electoral Observation Mission in Burundi:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/985
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2137 (2014); provides an overview of the electoral process, and the political and security situations, following the parliamentary elections held on 29 June 2015 and covers the major developments that occurred between 29 June and 18 Nov. 2015.
  • S/2015/926 (1 December 2015): Letter dated 1 December 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/926
    Provides review of the situation in Burundi and proposes options for the consideration of the Security Council, pursuant to resolution 2248 (2015).
  • S/RES/2248 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2248(2015)
    The Security Council today strongly condemned increasing killings, torture and other human rights violations in Burundi, and stated its intention to consider “additional measures” against all actors whose actions and statements impeded the search for a peaceful solution to the crisis in the East African nation.
  • A/HRC/30/42/Add.1 (10 August 2015): Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence, Pablo de Greiff: addendum:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/30/42/Add.1
    Mission to Burundi (8-16 December 2014)
  • S/2015/510 (7 July 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Electoral Observation Mission in Burundi:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/510
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2137 (2014); provides an overview of the electoral process, and the political and security situations, prior to elections up to 29 June 2015.
  • S/2015/503 (30 June 2015): Report of the Security Council mission to the Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Burundi, including the African Union:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/503
    Annexes (p. 21-26): Composition of the Security Council mission to the Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Burundi, including the African Union -- 2. Terms of reference.

  • International Commission of Inquiry in Burundi
  • The Situation in Burundi : Resolutions, Presidential Statements and Meetings of the Security Council (1993-2014): 
    http://lib-unique.un.org/DPI/DHL/unique.nsf/link/r05784
  • Report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on the Situation in Burundi, the United Nations Operation in Burundi (ONUB), the United Nations Integrated Office in Burundi (BINUB), and the United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB) – List of relevant documents (1993-2014):
    http://lib-unique.un.org/DPI/DHL/unique.nsf/link/r05731
  • Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council - The Situation in Burundi (1993-2015):
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/repertoire/studies/africa.shtml#cat5

 

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9 March 2017
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