Insights: Mali

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    Mali Resolution

    The Council appears set to adopt—possibly on Friday (12 October)—a resolution on Mali expressing its readiness to support an international military force that would assist the Malian army in reasserting sovereignty over the northern half of the country, which is...

    posted on THU 11 OCT 2012
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    Mali Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (4 October), the Security Council will hold consultations on Mali, enabling members to have a preliminary discussion on the possibility of the Council authorising a force led by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). (Last month,...

    posted on WED 3 OCT 2012
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    Briefing and Consultations on the Sahel

    This afternoon (17 September), Jeffrey Feltman—the head of the Department for Political Affairs—will brief the Council on progress made on the development of an integrated strategy for the Sahel region which is meant to encompass security, governance, development, human rights...

    posted on FRI 14 SEP 2012
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    Mali Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow morning (8 August), the Security Council will receive a briefing on the situation in Mali from the Secretary-General, as well as from a representative of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). It is also likely that a...

    posted on TUE 7 AUG 2012
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    Draft Resolution on Mali

    Council members appear to be close to agreement on the first draft resolution on Mali since the military seized power in the country on 22 March. The draft text was introduced by France late last week, and there have been...

    posted on TUE 3 JUL 2012
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    Annual UNSC Meeting with AU Peace and Security Council

    Tomorrow (13 June), Security Council members and the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) are scheduled to hold their 6th annual consultative meeting, taking place in New York. (The previous consultations took place in Addis Ababa on 21...

    posted on TUE 12 JUN 2012
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    Council Visiting Mission: High-Level ECOWAS Meeting

    ABIDJAN: This afternoon (21 May) Council members on the West Africa visiting mission had a high-level meeting with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This was the first such meeting between Council members and...

    posted on MON 21 MAY 2012
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    Mali and Guinea-Bissau Consultations

    On Friday (11 May), Said Djinnit, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA), will brief Council members in consultations on Mali and Guinea-Bissau. Djinnit is expected to discuss the two situations from the...

    posted on THU 10 MAY 2012
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    Press Statement on Mali Under Silence Procedure

    Following recent developments in Mali over the weekend, today(10 April)France has circulated a draft press statement which apparently welcomes the 6 April Framework Agreement on the restoration of constitutional order in Mali and expresses support for the efforts made by...

    posted on MON 9 APR 2012
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    Briefing on Mali

    Tomorrow (3 April), following consultations on the programme of work for the month of April, it is likely that Council members will be briefed on Mali by DPA head, B.Lynn Pascoe. Apparently Council members are expecting a draft statement –...

    posted on MON 2 APR 2012
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    Presidential Statement on the Situation in Mali and the Sahel

    A draft presidential statement on the situation in Mali as well as the security and humanitarian situation in the Sahel region is under silence procedure until 9.30 Monday (26 March) morning. If silence is not broken, the Council is likely...

    posted on SUN 25 MAR 2012
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    Briefing on the Mali Military Mutiny

    This afternoon (Thursday, 22 March) the Council will be briefed by DPA head, B. Lynn Pascoe, on the situation in Mali after junior officers announced that they had seized control of the country this morning. President Amadou Toumani Touré appears...

    posted on THU 22 MAR 2012
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    DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    Tomorrow morning (10 February) Council members will receive their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the head of the Department of Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems Pascoe is likely to focus on Mali, Maldives and Guinea-Bissau. It is...

    posted on THU 9 FEB 2012