Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

7 January 2019

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released a report that says the number of human trafficking victims is on the rise and calls on countries to strengthen their cooperation to protect victims and bring criminals to justice. 

4 January 2019
SG/SM/19425

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

2 March 2018
SC/13234

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karel Jan Gustaaf van Oosterom (Netherlands):

2 March 2018
SG/SM/18922

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

2 March 2018

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the arrival of migrants in Italy — the most active route for those leaving North Africa for Europe — hit a five-year low:  5,247 for the first two months of 2018, versus some 13,000 for the same period last year.  IOM attributed the drop, in part, to voluntary humanitarian returns from detention centres in Libya.

14 August 2017
SG/SM/18641

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

14 August 2017

The Government and the United Nations held an event in Mogadishu to celebrate Somalia’s polio-free status of the last three years.  The World Health Organization applauded Somalia’s efforts to ward off the highly infectious virus while urging continued caution and vigilance.

14 August 2017
SC/12955

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt):

15 April 1998
BIO/3152

Michel Kafando, the new Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to the United Nations, today presented his credentials to Secretary-General Kofi Annan.