Report on the Security Council Mission to Africa, January 2016


 From 21 January to 23 January the Security Council took a field mission to Burundi and Ethiopia. In Burundi, the Council members met with elder statesmen including the Minister of Foreign Affairs and President Pierre Nkurunziza, independent media representatives, civil society organizations,  and the Burundian representative for the Office of the High Commission on Human Rights to discuss paths to ending the conflict. Following, these meetings, the council flew to Ethiopia to meet with the African Union to share key messages from their visit to Burundi and reflect on the situation in Somalia.Women, Peace and Security considerations were not featured in any of the dialogues from this trip.

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