Insights: West Africa

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    Briefing on Drug Trafficking in West Africa

    Tomorrow afternoon (19 December), the Security Council will hold a meeting on “Drug trafficking in West Africa as a threat to stability” with a briefing, via VTC, by Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime Yury Fedotov....

    posted on TUE 18 DEC 2018
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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: 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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    Briefing and Consultations on West Africa and the Sahel

    On Monday (11 July), 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). This will be the first Council briefing on...

    posted on FRI 8 JUL 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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    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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    Briefing and Consultations on UN Office for West Africa

    Tomorrow (10 July), the Security Council will receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s most recent report (S/2013/384) on the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA) from Said Djinnit, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of UNOWA, followed by closed consultations....

    posted on TUE 9 JUL 2013
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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