Insights: Mali

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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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    Mali Sanctions Regime Renewal

    Tomorrow (30 August), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the sanctions regime on Mali established by resolution 2374 last year and the mandate of the Panel of Experts. The sanctions measures would target individuals and entities...

    posted on WED 29 AUG 2018
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    Mali: Renewal of MINUSMA’s mandate

    Tomorrow (28 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). The first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali, early last week, and...

    posted on WED 27 JUN 2018
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    Mali: Briefing and Consultations Ahead of Mandate Renewal and Presidential Elections

    Tomorrow (14 June), the Security Council will be briefed on the situation in Mali by the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, followed by consultations. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Mali, Tiéman Hubert Coulibaly, is also...

    posted on WED 13 JUN 2018
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    G5 Sahel Resolution to be Adopted

    Tomorrow (8 December), the Security Council will vote on a resolution, drafted by France, which clarifies the ways in which the international community, including the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), is expected to provide support to the...

    posted on THU 7 DEC 2017
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    Briefing on the Operationalisation of the G5 Sahel Joint Force

    On Monday (30 October), the Council expects to hold a ministerial-level briefing, chaired by the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, to discuss ways in which the international community can support the joint force of the...

    posted on FRI 27 OCT 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Visit to Central Mali and Burkina Faso

    Yesterday (22 October), Council members travelled to Sévaré and Mopti in Central Mali and ended their visiting mission in Burkina Faso. Central Mali In Sévaré, they visited the headquarters of the joint force of the G5 Sahel and received a...

    posted on MON 23 OCT 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Mali

    (Bamako, Mali) Today (21 October), Council members had a full day of meetings in Bamako. These focused on two key objectives of the visiting mission: to highlight the urgency of implementing the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali and...

    posted on SAT 21 OCT 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Arrival in Bamako and Visit to Mauritania

    (Bamako, Mali; Nouakchott, Mauritania) The first 24 hours of the Council’s visiting mission to the Sahel have focused mostly on assessing the operationalisation of the G5 Sahel joint force. Upon their arrival to Bamako yesterday (19 October), Council members held...

    posted on FRI 20 OCT 2017
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    Visiting Mission to the Sahel

    This evening (18 October), Security Council members are leaving New York on a visiting mission to Mali, Mauritania and Burkina Faso. The objective of the visiting mission is two-fold. First, it aims to assess the situation of the countries of...

    posted on WED 18 OCT 2017
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    Security Council Establishes a Mali Sanctions Regime

    Earlier today (5 September), the Council adopted resolution 2374 establishing a targeted sanctions regime on Mali. The resolution was drafted by France and two rounds of negotiations were held over the last ten days, although the idea of such a...

    posted on TUE 5 SEP 2017
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    Renewal of UN Mission in Mali’s Mandate*

    This afternoon (29 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for one year. The first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali,...

    posted on THU 29 JUN 2017
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    Vote on a Resolution Welcoming the G5 Joint Force in the Sahel

    Tomorrow (21 June), the Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution welcoming the deployment by the Group of Five (G5)—Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger—of a joint force throughout the territories of its contributing countries with a...

    posted on TUE 20 JUN 2017
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    Briefing and Consultations on Mali ahead of Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (16 June), the Council will receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mahamat Saleh Annadif, followed by consultations. The briefing is expected to focus...

    posted on THU 15 JUN 2017
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    Briefing and Consultations on Mali

    Tomorrow (18 January), the Security Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the situation in Mali and by Ambassador Sabri Boukadoum (Algeria) on the Algerian-led international mediation efforts. The Foreign Minister of Mali, Abdoulaye Diop,...

    posted on TUE 17 JAN 2017