n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Disarmament and the transition in Burundi : how soon?
|Article Title||Disarmament and the transition in Burundi : how soon?|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||Institute for Security Studies Papers|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
This paper assesses the situation in Burundi with the focus on disarmament initiatives in the period up to the end of 2004. In order to elucidate the complexities involved in the disarmament process, which mirror those of the entire peace process, it first reviews the current situation in Burundi by examining the various structures in place with regard to disarmament. The paper further analyses the various hindrances standing in the way to a peaceful transition in Burundi, expected to take place in the first half of 2005. Various observations emerge at the conclusion of the paper.
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