Security Council Renews Mandate of Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2584 (2021)

29 Jun

The Security Council today decided to renew the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2022, and to task the Mission with supporting the country’s political transition ahead of presidential and legislative elections slated for 27 February 2022.

Amid Mali’s Worsening Humanitarian Situation, Delegates in Security Council Call Upon Authorities to Protect Civilians, Underline Need for Credible Elections

14 Jun

In the wake of the second military takeover in nine months, strong international support is needed to ameliorate the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Mali, the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council today, amid calls for the transitional Government to facilitate free, fair elections by February 2022 so that Malians can assume responsibility for national stability.

Secretary-General Appoints Alain Noudéhou of Benin Deputy Special Representative for United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

28 Apr

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Alain Noudéhou of Benin as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and Resident Coordinator in Mali.

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).