In the framework of the mobilization of new "emergency measures" for the preservation of peace in Burkina Faso and in accordance with the decision of the Executive Committee, chaired by the Secretary-General, on 23 March 2017, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the Un
A joint high-level mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the United Nations visited Côte d'Ivoire on 17 May 2017, in the context of mutinies. (Press release available in French)
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, participated in the third Pan African Forum on Migration which took place from 15 to 17 May 2017 in Kampala, Uganda.
Following on my previous visit to Sierra Leone in November last year, I have just concluded a five day visit in order to continue consultations on preparations for the presidential and parliamentary elections announced to take place on 7 March 2018.
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 f
1. Following the Decision of the Summit of the ECOWAS Authority taken on 17th December 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria, Mediation efforts, including visits to Banjul, were undertaken by the Chair of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, HE President Ellen Jo