The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, concluded today a pre-electoral visit to Ghana.
UNOWAS conducted, in September 2020, a survey among young women’s and men’s organizations in 17 countries of the subregion to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people, their activities and the implementation of resolutions 2250 (2015) and 2419 (2018).
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
As part of the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of Resolution 1325, UNOWAS Magazine met Ms. Oulimata Sarr, Regional Director for West and Central Africa of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women.