• Tomorrow afternoon (22 January), Council members will likely be updated by Jeffrey Feltman, head of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), on developments in Mali, including on funding options for the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA). It is... Tags: , ,

  • 14 January 2013

    Mali Consultations

    Council members will meet this afternoon (14 January) at France’s request to discuss developments in Mali. France is expected to brief Council members on “Opération Serval” launched Friday (11 January) in Mali and it is likely that Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General... Tags: , ,

  • A draft resolution on Mali, the first version of which France circulated on 5 December, is now in blue and scheduled for adoption this afternoon. It went under silence procedure yesterday evening (19 December) following intense bilateral discussions between the... Tags: , ,

  • 7 December 2012

    High-Level Sahel Meeting

    On Monday morning (10 December), Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al Othmani (Morocco) will preside over a high-level public meeting of the Security Council on the Sahel region. During the meeting, the Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and the Special Envoy for the... Tags: , , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (5 December), the Security Council will receive a briefing from Jeffrey Feltman, head of the Department of Political Affairs, on the Secretary-General’s 29 November report on the situation in Mali (S/2012/894). The briefing is scheduled to be followed... Tags: , , , , ,

  • 11 October 2012

    Mali Resolution

    The Council appears set to adopt—possibly on Friday (12 October)—a resolution on Mali expressing its readiness to support an international military force that would assist the Malian army in reasserting sovereignty over the northern half of the country, which is... Tags: , ,

  • 3 October 2012

    Mali Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (4 October), the Security Council will hold consultations on Mali, enabling members to have a preliminary discussion on the possibility of the Council authorising a force led by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). (Last month,... Tags: , ,

  • This afternoon (17 September), Jeffrey Feltman—the head of the Department for Political Affairs—will brief the Council on progress made on the development of an integrated strategy for the Sahel region which is meant to encompass security, governance, development, human rights... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (8 August), the Security Council will receive a briefing on the situation in Mali from the Secretary-General, as well as from a representative of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). It is also likely that a... Tags: ,

  • Council members appear to be close to agreement on the first draft resolution on Mali since the military seized power in the country on 22 March. The draft text was introduced by France late last week, and there have been... Tags: , , ,

  • Tomorrow (13 June), Security Council members and the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) are scheduled to hold their 6th annual consultative meeting, taking place in New York. (The previous consultations took place in Addis Ababa on 21... Tags: , , , , , ,

  • ABIDJAN: This afternoon (21 May) Council members on the West Africa visiting mission had a high-level meeting with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This was the first such meeting between Council members and... Tags: , , , ,

  • On Friday (11 May), Said Djinnit, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA), will brief Council members in consultations on Mali and Guinea-Bissau. Djinnit is expected to discuss the two situations from the... Tags: , , , ,

  • Following recent developments in Mali over the weekend, today(10 April)France has circulated a draft press statement which apparently welcomes the 6 April Framework Agreement on the restoration of constitutional order in Mali and expresses support for the efforts made by... Tags: , ,

  • 2 April 2012

    Briefing on Mali

    Tomorrow (3 April), following consultations on the programme of work for the month of April, it is likely that Council members will be briefed on Mali by DPA head, B.Lynn Pascoe. Apparently Council members are expecting a draft statement –... Tags: , ,