As Mali Faces Major Security, Human Rights Obstacles, Stronger Response Needed to End Terrorism, Violent Extremism in Sahel, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

6 Apr

As Mali continues to face major political, security, human rights and humanitarian obstacles, it is of “utmost importance” that the international community ensure that national stakeholders live up to their commitments, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council today, as he updated on efforts to advance the political transition and implement the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Agreement.

Secretary-General Appoints El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania Special Representative, Head of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

15 Mar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of El-Ghassim Wane of Mauritania as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

Public Statement by Chair of Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict

5 Feb

The Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the third report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Mali (S/2020/1105), agreed to convey the following messages through a public statement by the Chair of the Working Group: