Insights: Mali

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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
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council meetings with Key Stakeholders in Bamako

    BAMAKO (6 February): Today, Security Council members held several meetings in Mali’s capital, Bamako. On their last day of the Mali leg of their visiting mission to West Africa, Council members, led by France and Senegal, met with key stakeholders...

    posted on SUN 6 MAR 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Security Council Mission Visits Mopti and Timbuktu in Mali

    BAMAKO, MOPTI and TIMBUKTU. On their first day in Mali, Council members spent most of the day in Mopti and Timbuktu, following a meeting with Prime Minister Modibo Keita in Bamako. The visit to Timbuktu marked the first visit by...

    posted on SAT 5 MAR 2016
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    Council Visiting Mission to West Africa

    Tomorrow Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. This will be the Council’s third visit for both Guinea Bissau (2003 and 2004) and Mali (2000 and 2014), and its first to Senegal, where the...

    posted on THU 3 MAR 2016
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    Briefing and Presidential Statement on the Sahel

    Today (25 November), the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Sahel, Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, will brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s latest report on the implementation of the UN’s Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (S/2015/866). Council members had hoped to adopt...

    posted on WED 25 NOV 2015
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    Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations Meeting on Mali: Peacekeeping in a Counter-terrorism Environment

    Tomorrow afternoon (31 July), the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations, a subsidiary body of the Security Council currently chaired by Chad, is expected to meet to discuss the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and the challenges of...

    posted on THU 30 JUL 2015
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    Renewal of UN Mission in Mali’s Mandate

    Tomorrow (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. A first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali, late...

    posted on SUN 28 JUN 2015
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    Briefing and Consultations on Mali ahead of the Renewal of MINUSMA

    Tomorrow (23 June), the Security Council will be briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mongi Hamdi, on the situation in Mali, followed by consultations. Council members...

    posted on MON 22 JUN 2015
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    Briefing on the partial signing of the peace agreement in Mali

    Tomorrow (28 May), Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous will brief the Security Council under “any other business” on his recent visit to Mali. Ladsous visited Mali to attend the signing of a peace agreement in Bamako on 15 May...

    posted on WED 27 MAY 2015
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    Briefing and Consultations on the Political Process and Security Situation in Mali

    Tomorrow (9 April), the Security Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the situation in Mali, followed by consultations. Council members are likely to take the opportunity to discuss the 27 March Secretary-General’s report on...

    posted on WED 8 APR 2015
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    Presidential Statement on Mali and Threat to Impose Sanctions

    Today the Security Council is planning to adopt a presidential statement ahead of the start of the fifth round of the inter-Malian negotiation process in Algiers scheduled for 8 February. In part, it seems that the presidential statement responds to...

    posted on FRI 6 FEB 2015
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Human Rights in UN Peace Operations

    Tomorrow morning (23 January), Lithuania is hosting an Arria-formula meeting with heads of human rights components of UN peace operations. The meeting, which is open to Council members and invited UN staff only, is expected to focus on the impact...

    posted on THU 22 JAN 2015
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    Informal Interactive Dialogue on UN Mission in Mali’s Mandate

    This afternoon (10 November), Council members will participate in an informal interactive dialogue with Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the situation in Mali. (Informal interactive dialogues are off-the-record meetings chaired by the Council President and held in a...

    posted on MON 10 NOV 2014
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    Briefing and Consultations on the Security Situation and Political Process in Mali

    Tomorrow (8 October), the Security Council will hold a briefing followed by consultations on the situation in Mali with Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous speaking via video-teleconference from Mali. The meeting is expected to provide Council members with an...

    posted on TUE 7 OCT 2014