West Africa and the Sahel have recently witnessed positive progress in democratic consolidation. However the security situation remains of a great concern.
Les femmes et les jeunes, premières victimes des menaces sécuritaires en Afrique de l’Ouest La 3ème session d’échanges thématiques du Groupe de travail Femmes, Jeunes Paix et Sécurité en Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel (GTFJPS-AOS), s’est tenue le 29 juin 2017 à Dakar, sous le thème : « Impact du
As part of the UNOWAS engagement to accelerate the implementation of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS), the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (
The fifth meeting of the Ministerial coordination platform (MCP) of Sahel strategies was held on 14 June 2017 in Ndjamena, Chad. It was chaired by Hissein Brahim Taha, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chad who also chairs the Platform.
The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of Switzerland, organized a seminar in Dakar from 12 to 14 June on: "The role of
A three-day seminar on "The role of journalists and the media in preventing violence, including violent extremism in West Africa and the Sahel", organized by the United Nations Office for West Africa And the Sahel (UNOWAS), in partnership with the United Nations Educat
The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, attended on 31 May in Ndjamena, Chad, the Second Regional Conversation for the prevention of violent extremism: "Investing in pe
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