On the occasion of the commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the Working Group on Women, Youth, Peace and Security in West Africa and the Sahel (WGWPS-AOS), which took place from 24 to 25 June 2019 in Dakar, UNOWAS Magazine met with members of the Group, which aims to be a coordination tool f
Mohamed Ibn Chambas: “Burkina Faso is one of the countries where, we, as a collective of development, humanitarian and peace actors, can, together with the Government, focus on preventing the current crisis from further escalation.”
Tuwindi, a Malian organization that promotes social and economic development using information and communication technologies. it is active in the areas of governance, democracy, citizenship and human rights. It has provided an essential support the holding of transparent elections in Senegal.
The Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission has been established in 2002 to facilitate the implementation of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment on the Cameroon-Nigeria boundary dispute as well as the demarcating of the land and maritime boundary between the two countries.
Mrs. Metsi Makhetha, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Burkina Faso since 2016, talks about the security and humanitarian situation in Burkina Faso. She also talks about the support of the United Nations and the international community to the Burkinabe government. Interview!
Ayisha Osori is the Executive Director of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). She’s is the writer of the book “Love does not win elections”. A personal experience that talks about politics and elections in Nigeria. Interview.
Given Nigeria’s strategic position in West Africa and in the continent, and given the internal challenges, it was vital to support Nigeria in conducting peaceful, free and credible elections.