Insights: UNOWA

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    UNOWA: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (14 January), the Council will have its semi-annual meeting on the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA). The Special Representative for West Africa and head of UNOWA, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, will brief on the Secretary-General’s 22 December report on...

    posted on WED 13 JAN 2016
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    Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Feltman to brief on Burkina Faso under Any Other Business

    Tomorrow (10 February), Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will brief Council members on his recent visit to West Africa, with a focus on the latest developments in Burkina Faso. The briefing will be under “Any Other Business”, following consultations...

    posted on MON 9 FEB 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
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    UNOWA Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (8 January), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA), will brief the Security Council, followed by consultations. Council members will be considering the Secretary-General’s semi-annual UNOWA report (S/2014/945). No outcome is expected....

    posted on WED 7 JAN 2015
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    Briefing on Burkina Faso

    This afternoon (4 November), Council members will discuss Burkina Faso under “Any Other Business” following consultations on Libya and South Sudan. Members will receive a briefing via video teleconference from Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for West Africa...

    posted on TUE 4 NOV 2014
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    Briefing and Consultations on the UN Office in West Africa

    The Council will have a briefing and consultations tomorrow (8 July) on the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA). The head of UNOWA and the Secretary-General’s Special Representative to West Africa, Said Djinnit, will brief. The Council may adopt a...

    posted on MON 7 JUL 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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    UN Office for West Africa: Briefing and Consultations

    The Security Council expects to receive a briefing tomorrow on the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA) by the Special Representative of the Secretary General to West Africa Said Djinnit, which will be followed by consultations. The briefing and consultations...

    posted on MON 16 DEC 2013
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    Briefing and Consultations on the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur and a Briefing on Guinea

    Tomorrow morning (23 October), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing and consultations on the quarterly report of the Secretary-General on the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief...

    posted on TUE 22 OCT 2013
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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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    UN Office for West Africa Briefing and Consultations

    On Monday (16 January), the Council is scheduled to be briefed and have consultations on the Secretary-General’s latest report on the activities of UNOWA from 1 July to 31st December 2011 (S/2011/811, 30 December). The Special Representative of the Secretary-General...

    posted on FRI 13 JAN 2012