Mali

  • 14 November 2018

    Group of Five for the Sahel Joint Force Briefing

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    Tomorrow (15 November), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5-Sahel) joint force or FC-G5S, which Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger established last year to combat terrorist and criminal groups...

  • November 2018

    Group of Five for the Sahel

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council expects a briefing on the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel) or FC-G5S, which Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger decided to establish in February 2017 to combat terrorist and criminal groups in the region. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to brief. G5 Sahel Permanent Secretary Maman Sidikou is also expected to participate, among other briefers.

  • October 2018

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council expects to receive a briefing from the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on the situation in Mali, followed by consultations.

  • 29 August 2018

    Mali Sanctions Regime Renewal

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    Tomorrow (30 August), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the sanctions regime on Mali established by resolution 2374 last year and the mandate of the Panel of Experts. The sanctions measures would target individuals and entities...

  • 27 June 2018

    Mali: Renewal of MINUSMA’s mandate

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    Tomorrow (28 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). The first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali, early last week, and...

  • Tomorrow (14 June), the Security Council will be briefed on the situation in Mali by the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, followed by consultations. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Mali, Tiéman Hubert Coulibaly, is also...

  • June 2018

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is due to renew the mandate of MINUSMA. The Council also expects to receive a briefing from the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, followed by consultations. MINUSMA’s mandate ends on 30 June.

  • May 2018

    G5 Sahel Joint Force

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council is expected to receive a briefing from Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, on the activities of the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel), or FC-G5S.

  • April 2018

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council expects to receive a briefing on Mali from the Special Representative and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mahamat Saleh Annadif, followed by consultations.

  • January 2018

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2018, the Council expects to receive a briefing on Mali from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, followed by consultations.

  • 7 December 2017

    G5 Sahel Resolution to be Adopted

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    Tomorrow (8 December), the Security Council will vote on a resolution, drafted by France, which clarifies the ways in which the international community, including the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), is expected to provide support to the...

  • On Monday (30 October), the Council expects to hold a ministerial-level briefing, chaired by the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, to discuss ways in which the international community can support the joint force of the...

  • Yesterday (22 October), Council members travelled to Sévaré and Mopti in Central Mali and ended their visiting mission in Burkina Faso. Central Mali In Sévaré, they visited the headquarters of the joint force of the G5 Sahel and received a...

  • 21 October 2017

    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Mali

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    (Bamako, Mali) Today (21 October), Council members had a full day of meetings in Bamako. These focused on two key objectives of the visiting mission: to highlight the urgency of implementing the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali and...

  • (Bamako, Mali; Nouakchott, Mauritania) The first 24 hours of the Council’s visiting mission to the Sahel have focused mostly on assessing the operationalisation of the G5 Sahel joint force. Upon their arrival to Bamako yesterday (19 October), Council members held...