Insights: UNOWAS

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    West Africa and the Sahel Presidential Statement

    The Security Council is ready to adopt a presidential statement on West Africa and the Sahel. Côte d’Ivoire, in cooperation with Sweden, shared the draft with Council members on 30 July. Members held one meeting on the text the following...

    posted on TUE 7 AUG 2018
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    West Africa and the Sahel: Presidential Statement

    Tomorrow (30 January), the Security Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on West Africa and the Sahel region, expressing support for the work of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) in conflict prevention, mediation...

    posted on MON 29 JAN 2018
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    West Africa and the Sahel: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (11 January), the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing from Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS). Consultations will follow the public session. It seems...

    posted on WED 10 JAN 2018
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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 the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel

    On Friday (13 January), the Security Council will receive a briefing from Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), which will be followed by consultations. Chambas’ briefing...

    posted on THU 12 JAN 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Discussions on Conflict Prevention in Africa

    Dakar (8 March) – Members today completed the final leg of their visiting mission to West Africa, in Dakar, Senegal. The Council programme included a visit to the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), where members received...

    posted on TUE 8 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