The Mano River Union (MRU) Secretariat and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), organized a two-day high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, from 13 to 14 January 2021.
West Africa and the Sahel region continues to suffer from multiple challenges, triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, that are plunging most countries of the region into recession and leading them to a diversion of resources from productive investm
Agathe Telou is the Gender Advisor at UNOWAS. She talks about her role and also about her perspectives as a woman and a mother to advance the participation of women and youth in decision-making processes in West Africa and the Sahel. Interview
02 Jan 2021
11 Dec 2020
The report captures the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) and highlights progress made in the implementation of the United Nations integrated strategy for the Sahel. In addition, it provides an update on the situation in the Lake Chad basin.