Chronology of Events

revised on 4 April 2014

Sierra Leone

February 2009

On 25 February, the Special Court for Sierra Leone found three leaders of the rebel Revolutionary United Front, Issa Sesay, Morris Kallon and Augustine Gbao, guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. 

January 2009

On 8 January, Michael von der Schulenburg was appointed Executive Representative of the Secretary-General for UNIPSIL.

August 2008

On 4 August, the Council adopted resolution 1829, authorising the creation of a follow on peacebuilding office in Sierra Leone, the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL), to replace UNIOSIL for a period of one year commencing on 1 October.

19 June 2008

The Peacebuilding Commission held a review of the Sierra Leone Peacebuilding Cooperation Framework. 

27 May 2008

Michael v. der Schulenburg was appointed Acting Executive Representative of the Secretary-General in Sierra Leone. He also serves as the head of UNIOSOL.

19 May 2008

A high-level stakeholders’ consultation on implementation of the Sierra Leone Peacebuilding Cooperation Framework was held in New York; several participants pledged continued or increased support.