Burundi’s New Leadership: Between Hope, Uncertainty and Key Challenges

In this article, our local peacebuilding expert from Burundi reflects on how the recent change in leadership, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, are impacting peacebuilders, and what challenges await the new leader. Read more »

03 August 2020

Au Burundi, une victoire contestée

Au lendemain du triple scrutin présidentiel, législatif et communal de ce 20 mai qui a vu une participation massive des Burundais, nous partageons un commentaire d'un de nos experts locale sur le conflit et la consolidation de la paix. Quels sont les grands enjeux? A l'annonce des résultats, quelle est la prochaine étape? Read more »

22 May 2020

Peace Dispatch: December 2018

In this quarterly edition, Local Peacebuilding Experts from Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, India (Kashmir), Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen provide their latest analysis of conflict in their areas - and what it means for peacebuilders. Read more »

21 December 2018

Peace Dispatch: May 2018

In this month's edition, Local Peacebuilding Experts from Pakistan, Ukraine, Cote d'Ivoire and Lebanon provide their latest analysis of conflict in their areas - and what it means for peacebuilders. Read more »

23 May 2018

Peace Dispatch: April 2018

In this month's edition, Local Peacebuilding Experts from Yemen, Syria, Sierra Leone, Niger and Nepal provide their latest analysis of conflict in their areas - and what it means for peacebuilders. Read more »

10 April 2018

Atrocity Prevention and Peacebuilding

Peace Direct's latest report presents the analysis and recommendations of atrocity prevention and peacebuilding from experts and practitioners from across the globe, and advocates for the recognition of the critical role that local civil society and locally-led peacebuilding approaches play in preventing and stopping atrocities. Read more »

06 April 2018

Introducing 'Peace Dispatch'

Today, Peace Insight launches a brand new tool and exciting feature: Peace Dispatch provides real time analysis on instances of violence as they happen. Peace Dispatch is a unique new feature, mapping live incidences of violence and peacebuilding initiatives. It brings together instances of violent outbreaks alongside instances of local peacebuilding, showing exactly what is being done to halt violence and build peace in the aftermath. Read more »

06 March 2018

How to address human rights abuses in Burundi?

As many as 400,000 people have fled Burundi since the political crisis began in 2015, triggering mass protests, violence and human rights abuse across the country. Read more »

20 October 2017

Burundi withdraws from the International Criminal Court as violence continues

18 months into a violent political crisis in Burundi, the government has announced that it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court – an unprecedented step that has many people worried. Read more »

24 October 2016

Burundi on the brink: crisis in central Africa

The last 12 months have seen a political storm spiral out of control in Burundi. Our Burundi Peacebuilding Expert describes a year of mounting violence. Read more »