02 Feb 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, strongly condemns yesterday’s deadly attack against a United Nations Technical Monitoring Team that was conducting a field mission along the border of Nigeria and Cameroon in the vicinity of Hosere Jongbi, near Kontcha, Cameroon, as part of the
02 Dec 2016 - The Ministry of the Armed Forces of Senegal and the Ministry of Defense and Sports of Austria, with the support of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), organized, from 28 November to 02 December 2016, a training on "Cross-cutting issues in peace operations".
08 Aug 2016 - From 4 to 8 August 2016, the Africa Union High Representative for Mali and the Sahel (MISAHEL), Mr. Pierre Buyoya, and the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-general for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, conducted a joint visit to N’Djamena, Chad, as part of the framework of the Ministerial Coordination Platform for the Sahel strategies which is currently chaired by Chad.
26 Jul 2016 - United Nations’ Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, visited Senegal yesterday, 25 July 2016, as part of his tour to a number of countries in Central and West Africa.
28 Jun 2016 - The Office of the United Nations for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), the International institute of Peace (IPI) and the federal Department of the foreign affairs of the Swiss Confederation (DFAE), organized a high level meeting on the theme: “To invest in the Peace and the Prevention of Violence in West Africa and Sahel”.
06 Jun 2016 - In his capacity as Chairman of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC), the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, chaired today in Yaoundé the meeting of the Heads of Delegation of Cameroon and Nigeria to the CNMC.
01 Jun 2016 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, concluded yesterday his visit to Bamako, Mali.
Mr. Ibn Chambas met with President of the Republic of Mali, Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita; the Foreign Minister, Abdoulaye Diope; the Minister of Defense, Mr. Tieman Hubert Coulibaly, and the Minister of Finance, Mr. Boubou Cissé.