UN Documents for UNOWAS (West Africa and the Sahel)

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
31 May 2022 S/RES/2634 This resolution was on piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea.
29 February 2012 S/RES/2039 Welcomed the Secretary-General's assessment mission on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and called on states to implement its recommendations.
31 October 2011 S/RES/2018 Condemned threats of piracy and armed robbery on the seas of the Gulf of Guinea and called for strengthened regional cooperation.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
17 August 2021 S/PRST/2021/16 This presidential statement addressed security trends in the region and expressed concern about deteriorating situations in some countries.
3 February 2021 S/PRST/2021/3 This presidential statement requested the Secretary-General to explore the feasibility of a civilian joint project between UNOWAS and regional organizations, such as the G5, ECOWAS and the African Union, with the aim of stemming and preventing intercommunal violence.
28 July 2020 S/PRST/2020/7 This presidential statement expressed concern about the potential of the COVID-19 pandemic to exacerbate existing fragilities in West Africa and the Sahel. It further urged Malian stakeholders to prioritise dialogue to resolve the current political crisis.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
29 June 2022 S/2022/521 This was a Secretary-General's report on West Africa and the Sahel and the activities of UNOWAS.
15 December 2021 S/2021/1091 This was a Secretary-General's report on the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel.
28 June 2021 S/2021/612 This was a Secretary-General's report on West Africa and the Sahel, and the activities of UNOWAS.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
13 July 2020 S/2020/706 This contained the records of the briefing and statements made during the 9July 2020 Council VTC meeting on West Africa and the Sahel.
31 January 2020 S/2020/85 This letter renewed the mandate of UNOWAS from 1 February 2020 to 31 January 2023.
27 December 2019 S/2019/1010 This letter extended the mandate of UNOWAS for one month until 31 January 2020.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
22 November 2022 S/PV.9198 This was a briefing on Gulf of Guinea piracy.
7 July 2022 S/PV.9086 This was a briefing on UNOWAS with SRSG Mahamat Saleh Annadif, PBC Chair Ambassador Rabab Fatima, and civil society representative Rabia Djibo Magagi, Coordinator of the Association Alliance for Peace and Security.
10 January 2022 S/PV.8944 This was a briefing on West Africa and the Sahel and the activities of UNOWAS.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
7 October 2022 SC/15057 This press statement expressed serious concern about the unconstitutional change of government in Burkina Faso.
9 February 2022 SC/14790 This press statement expressed serious concern about the unconstitutional change of government, took note of the decision of ECOWAS and the AU to suspend Burkina Faso, and expressed support for regional mediation efforts.
8 June 2021 SC/14545 This press statement condemned the attacks on 4 and 5 June in the administrative region of the Sahel in Burkina Faso that killed over 100 civilians.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
1 August 2005 A/60/182 This is a Secretary-General report on the causes of conflict and promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa.
20 August 2004 A/59/285 This was a Secretary-General report on the causes of conflict and promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa.
Selected Working Group on Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa View All
30 December 2005 S/2005/833 This was a letter from the Chairman of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa forwarding the annual report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa in 2005.
Selected Other Documents View All
2 November 2020 E/RES/2020/2 This was a resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council aimed at better coordinating support to the Sahel.
2 July 2004 S/2004/525 This was the report of the Security Council mission to West Africa, 20-29 June 2004.