Insights: Boko Haram-affected areas

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    Group of Five for the Sahel Joint Force Briefing

    Tomorrow (15 November), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5-Sahel) joint force or FC-G5S, which Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger established last year to combat terrorist and criminal groups...

    posted on WED 14 NOV 2018
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    G5 Sahel Joint Force Briefing

    Tomorrow (23 May), the Security Council will convene a briefing on the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel), or FC-G5S. The anticipated briefers are Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita, Permanent Secretary of...

    posted on TUE 22 MAY 2018
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    Lake Chad Basin: Briefing

    Tomorrow (22 March), the Security Council will meet on the Lake Chad Basin to discuss the implementation of resolution 2349 with a focus on the section ‘Root Causes and Development’. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed will brief. Briefings are also expected...

    posted on WED 21 MAR 2018
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    Lake Chad Basin Briefing

    Tomorrow (13 September), Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman is expected to brief the Security Council on the Secretary-General’s 7 September report on the situation in Lake Chad Basin region (S/2017/764). The Council requested the report in resolution 2349, which...

    posted on TUE 12 SEP 2017
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    Presidential Statement on the Risk of Famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and North-East Nigeria

    Tomorrow (9 August), the Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement expressing its grave concern about the threat of famine presently facing more than 20 million people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and north-east Nigeria. After the Council’s 16...

    posted on TUE 8 AUG 2017
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on the Risk of Famine in Conflict-Affected Areas

    On Friday (16 June), Security Council members will hold an Arria-formula open meeting on the risk of famine in the conflict-affected areas of north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. The session is being co-hosted by the A3 (the three...

    posted on THU 15 JUN 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Final Day in Abuja

    On Monday (6 March), Security Council members concluded their visiting mission to the Lake Chad Basin countries in Abuja. The day involved a meeting with the Vice-President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, as well as meetings with the UN Country Team...

    posted on TUE 7 MAR 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Security Council Members Visit Chad

    Today (4 March), Security Council members continued the Chad leg of their visiting mission of the Lake Chad Basin with meetings in N’Djamena. While members came primarily to assess the crisis in the region, and the challenges facing Chad, caused...

    posted on SAT 4 MAR 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Visit to Cameroon

    Meetings in Youndé Today Council members began their 5-day visiting mission to the Lake Chad Basin region to assess the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency. The delegation started the day in Youndé and travelled in the afternoon to the...

    posted on FRI 3 MAR 2017
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    Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region

    This evening (1 March), Council members depart New York to begin a visiting mission to the Lake Chad Basin region, where the terrorist group Boko Haram continues an insurgency that has resulted in one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises....

    posted on WED 1 MAR 2017
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    Briefing and Consultations on Boko Haram

    On Monday (30 March), the Council will have a briefing followed by consultations on Boko Haram, covering the impact of the group on the security, political and humanitarian situations in Nigeria and the region. Special Representative Mohammed Ibn Chambas of...

    posted on FRI 27 MAR 2015
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    Council to Adopt Presidential Statement on Boko Haram

    Later today (19 January), the Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on Boko Haram. (Boko Haram is not formally on the Council’s agenda and the adoption will be under the “Threats to international peace and security caused by...

    posted on MON 19 JAN 2015