Latest Burkina Faso News

Decade of Sahel conflict leaves 2.5 million people displaced
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet concludes her official visit to Niger
FAO Food Price Index rises in November
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet concludes her official visit to Burkina Faso
UN torture prevention body announces visits for 2022
Committee against Torture Discusses Follow-up to Concluding Observations, Follow-up to Individual Communications, and Reprisals
UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet visits Burkina Faso and Niger
Statement of Thirtieth Polio IHR Emergency Committee
No research about us without us: why research capacity strengthening is essential to health for all
Ending child labour by 2025 requires effective action and strong leadership
Tajikistan’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
When conflict and climate change collide – ICRC warning ahead of COP26
Clayton Utz advising Euroz Hartleys and Sprott on $126.39m placement by West African Resources
High risk of malnutrition in conflict zones as food prices soar
Human Rights Council Extends Mandates on Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Cambodia and Libya
Human Rights Council appoints Special Rapporteur on protection of human rights
Human Rights Council adopts four resolutions on right to development, human rights and indigenous peoples
Human Rights Council adopts four resolutions on child early and forced marriage, negative legacies of colonialism
Human Rights Council Appoints for One Year Special Rapporteur on Situation of Human Rights in Afghanistan
UN Human Rights Office to open country office in Burkina Faso
Starvation and hunger-related deaths reality amid worsening food crises, says FAO
Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcomes of Seychelles, Latvia, Singapore and Sierra Leone
Human Rights Council adopts outcomes of Universal Periodic Review of Estonia, Belgium and Paraguay
Young People Must Be Protagonists in Developing Policies and Programmes that Affect Them
Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
Today’s one-year-olds will live through up to 24 times as many climate-induced extreme weather events
FAO Food Price Index rises sharply
UNICEF and Microsoft launch improved, scalable technology to protect vulnerable children and women amid rise
UN food agencies warn of rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine in four hotspots
African countries commit to accelerate actions towards food security
IATA Revises 2020 Passenger Traffic Forecast Down for Africa
UK-India based team highlight new areas at risk of drinking water arsenic exposure in India
Research explores strategies to improve nutrition in parts of Asia and Africa
Centers of Innovation will spur global crop development
Urgent action needed to avert risk of famine in Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Yemen
More than 3 million people facing acute food insecurity as Burkina Faso grapples with COVID-19 and conflict
Impact of COVID-19 on African Aviation and Economies is Worsening
Unblocking Bottlenecks in Financial Relief Critical for Survival of Air Transport in Africa
New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises
Global food commodity prices rebound in June
Australia announces new High Commissioner to Ghana
Time to scale up and support Africa’s Great Green Wall
New UN report allows powerful countries to kill and maim children with impunity
Thirty countries will benefit as Global Environment Facility funds FAO-led projects
“COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time for vulnerable communities across
Acute food insecurity hotspots need urgent attention
Dry weather increases by two list of countries in need of external food assistance
Sustainable solar lamp wins global design award