Mali

  • (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...

  • 18 October 2017

    Visiting Mission to the Sahel

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    This evening (18 October), Security Council members are leaving New York on a visiting mission to Mali, Mauritania and Burkina Faso. The objective of the visiting mission is two-fold. First, it aims to assess the situation of the countries of...

  • October 2017

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

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

  • Earlier today (5 September), the Council adopted resolution 2374 establishing a targeted sanctions regime on Mali. The resolution was drafted by France and two rounds of negotiations were held over the last ten days, although the idea of such a...

  • August 2017

    Sahel

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Council expects to receive a briefing on the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel), comprising Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger. Resolution 2359 of 21 June asked the Secretary-General to provide an oral briefing within two months of the adoption on the activities of the G5 Sahel, “including on its operationalization, on challenges encountered and possible measures for further consideration”.

  • 29 June 2017

    Renewal of UN Mission in Mali’s Mandate*

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    This afternoon (29 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for one year. The first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali,...

  • Tomorrow (21 June), the Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution welcoming the deployment by the Group of Five (G5)—Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger—of a joint force throughout the territories of its contributing countries with a...

  • Tomorrow (16 June), the Council will receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mahamat Saleh Annadif, followed by consultations. The briefing is expected to focus...

  • June 2017

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is due to renew the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). The Council also expects to receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of MINUSMA, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, followed by consultations.

  • April 2017

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council expects to receive a briefing on Mali from the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix.

  • 17 January 2017

    Briefing and Consultations on Mali

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    Tomorrow (18 January), the Security Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the situation in Mali and by Ambassador Sabri Boukadoum (Algeria) on the Algerian-led international mediation efforts. The Foreign Minister of Mali, Abdoulaye Diop,...

  • January 2017

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council expects to receive a briefing on Mali from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mahamat Saleh Annadif.  

  • October 2016

    Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council expects to receive a briefing from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous. The mandate of MINUSMA expires on 30 June 2017.

  • On Monday (11 July), the Security Council will receive a briefing from Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS). This will be the first Council briefing on...

  • 28 June 2016

    Renewal of UN Mission in Mali’s Mandate

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (29 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for one year. The first draft was circulated by France, the penholder on Mali, on...