On the occasion of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, the United Nations, in partnership with the World Bank, the G5 Sahel and the Sahel-Alliance organized a high-level meeting on the Sahel on 13 October 2018, in Bali, Indonesia.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, welcomes the decision taken by the Government and opposition parties in Niger to revise the electoral code within the National Committee for Polit
Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas
High level meeting of regional organisations on the Sahel
Kofi Annan was an illustrious son of Ghana and Africa, but also an indefatigable citizen of the world. His roots have always remained, and will always remain proudly in Ghana.
Violent extremism continues to adversely affect the administration of justice. The targeting of judicial personnel, destruction of infrastructure coupled with incidents implicating security forces in human rights violations have reinforced a climate of fear and impunity.
Kofi Annan was a guiding force for good. It is with profound sadness that I learned of his passing. In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations. He rose through the ranks to lead the organization into the new millennium with matchless dignity and determination.