Mali/Sahel

  • Tomorrow morning (23 April), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing, followed by consultations, by Albert Gerard Koenders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). At press…

  • Tomorrow morning (8 April), High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will brief Security Council members on the situations in the Central African Republic (CAR), Libya, Mali, South Sudan and Syria. Pillay last briefed the Council during a 12 February…

  • April 2014

    Mali

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In April, the Council expects to receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Albert Gerard Koenders. The briefing will be followed by consultations.

  • BAMAKO: Yesterday (3 February), Council members, on the second day of their visiting mission to Mali, held several meetings at the headquarters of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Bamako, focusing on the need for an…

  • BAMAKO and MOPTI: Council members had their first full day of meetings in the Council’s first-ever visit to Mali today (2 February). Council members visited the town of Mopti (600 km from Bamako) and held a series of meetings with…

  • 31 JANUARY 2014

    Council Visiting Mission to Mali

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali tomorrow. (During visiting missions, the Council itself remains formally at UN Headquarters in New York and would meet here if required on any issue.) During the two-day visit Council members are…

  • February 2014

    Visiting Mission to Mali

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In February, the Council expects to receive a briefing on its visiting mission to Mali. At press time, the mission was scheduled for early February.

  • Tomorrow morning (16 January), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing by Albert Gerard Koenders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), followed by consultations. Although at…

  • January 2014

    Mali

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In January, the Council expects to receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Albert Gerard Koenders. The briefing will be followed by consultations.

  • 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…

  • The Security Council is likely to adopt a presidential statement tomorrow (12 December) on the Sahel region following a briefing by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Sahel, Romano Prodi, on the implementation of the UN integrated strategy for the…

  • This afternoon, Council members will receive a briefing by Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Edmond Mulet, on the political and security situation in Mali. Ambassador Gérard Araud (France) is also expected to brief Council members in his national capacity on…

  • December 2013

    Peace and Security in Africa

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In December, the Council expects a briefing by the Secretary- General’s Special Envoy for the Sahel, Romano Prodi, on the implementation of the UN integrated strategy for the Sahel, as requested in a 16 July presidential statement. 

  • Wednesday morning (16 October), the Security Council will receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s most recent report on the situation in Mali (S/2013/582). Albert Gerard Koenders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation…

  • October 2013

    Mali

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In October, the Council is expected to receive a briefing by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Albert Gerard Koenders. The briefing will be followed by consultations.