Insights: Mali

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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
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    UN Mission in Mali: Updating Mandate to Reflect Changes on the Ground

    This afternoon (25 June), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for one year. A first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali,...

    posted on WED 25 JUN 2014
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    Briefing and Consultations on Mali ahead of MINUSMA’s Renewal

    Tomorrow (18 June), the Security Council will hold a briefing followed by consultations on the situation in Mali. The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, will brief the Council with Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop of Mali also expected to participate....

    posted on TUE 17 JUN 2014
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    Annual Meeting with Members of the AU PSC

    Tomorrow (6 June), members of the Security Council and members of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) will hold their eighth annual consultative meeting. Security Council members and PSC members have held joint meetings since 2007, alternating between their...

    posted on THU 5 JUN 2014
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    Briefing on the Ceasefire and Violence in Mali

    This afternoon Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Mali, Albert Gerard Koenders will brief the Security Council via video teleconference (VTC) on the recent violence in Kidal and the 23 May ceasefire brokered between representatives of the armed groups and...

    posted on WED 28 MAY 2014
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    Briefing and Consultations on Mali over Violence in Kidal

    This afternoon (20 May), Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet and Special Representative for Mali, Bert Koenders will brief the Security Council on the 16-17 May clashes between the Malian Defence and Security Forces (MDSF) and members of the...

    posted on TUE 20 MAY 2014
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    Consultations on Mali: The Time for Inclusive Dialogue

    Tomorrow morning (23 April), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing, followed by consultations, by Albert Gerard Koenders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). At press...

    posted on TUE 22 APR 2014
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    Briefing by the High Commissioner for Human Rights

    Tomorrow morning (8 April), High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will brief Security Council members on the situations in the Central African Republic (CAR), Libya, Mali, South Sudan and Syria. Pillay last briefed the Council during a 12 February...

    posted on MON 7 APR 2014
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    Dispatches from the Field: The Security Council in Bamako

    BAMAKO: Yesterday (3 February), Council members, on the second day of their visiting mission to Mali, held several meetings at the headquarters of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Bamako, focusing on the need for an...

    posted on TUE 4 FEB 2014
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    Dispatches from the Field: The Security Council in Bamako and Mopti

    BAMAKO and MOPTI: Council members had their first full day of meetings in the Council’s first-ever visit to Mali today (2 February). Council members visited the town of Mopti (600 km from Bamako) and held a series of meetings with...

    posted on SUN 2 FEB 2014
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    Council Visiting Mission to Mali

    Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali tomorrow. (During visiting missions, the Council itself remains formally at UN Headquarters in New York and would meet here if required on any issue.) During the two-day visit Council members are...

    posted on FRI 31 JAN 2014
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    Consultations on Mali: Moving Beyond Restoration of Constitutional Order

    Tomorrow morning (16 January), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing by Albert Gerard Koenders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), followed by consultations. Although at...

    posted on WED 15 JAN 2014
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    Drug Trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel: Briefing and Presidential Statement

    Tomorrow (18 December), the Security Council plans to hold a briefing on drug trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel. The Secretary-General will address the Council, which will also hear briefings from the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the...

    posted on TUE 17 DEC 2013
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    Mali Consultations: Countering Insecurity in the North

    This afternoon, Council members will receive a briefing by Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Edmond Mulet, on the political and security situation in Mali. Ambassador Gérard Araud (France) is also expected to brief Council members in his national capacity on...

    posted on TUE 10 DEC 2013
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    Briefing and Consultations on Mali: Security Situation, Deployment and Elections

    Wednesday morning (16 October), the Security Council will receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s most recent report on the situation in Mali (S/2013/582). Albert Gerard Koenders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation...

    posted on MON 14 OCT 2013