Category Archives: Press Releases

At Security Council, UN officials warn political turbulence in Guinea-Bissau puts past gains at risk

By | 31 August 2015

Guinea-Bissau, 28 August 2015 – With Guinea-Bissau facing political turbulence barely a year after the re-establishment of constitutional order, the top United Nations official there expressed hope today that political leaders would rise to their “historic responsibility” to preserve the gains made so far in the interest of the country and people.

Ban urges all parties in Burundi to ‘look beyond political differences,’ revive spirit of landmark peace accord

By | 31 August 2015

Burundi, 28 August 2015 – Fifteen years after the signing of a landmark Burundi peace accord, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all the country’s political leaders, including those in exile, to find common cause and commit to build on the stability that was ushered in by the Arusha Agreement.