“We are working to build security and justice institutions which act in full compliance with the law and in the interest of the population that seeks peace and prosperity.” These words might as well have been extracted from a catchy slogan of a political party or a regional or internatio
After 11 years of a ravaging civil war, Sierra Leone with the support of the international community, undertook with determination to reform the security sector as one of the critical component of a nation building.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ruby Sandhu-Rojon as his new Deputy Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel. Ms. Sandhu-Rojon succeeds Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, who completed her assignment on 6 August 2017.
Dakar, 14 August 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack, which took place on 13 August 2017 in Ouagad
The United Nations Organisation against Drugs and Crime (UNODC) plays an important role in the fight against terrorism, illicit trafficking, organised crime and corruption. It is also mandated to contribute to strengthening the Security Sector Reform (SSR) through an integrated approach.
The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), the United Nations Electoral Assistance Division (DAE) of the Department of Political Affairs, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Organized, from 25 to 26 July 2017 in Conakry, Guinea, a seminar on "The lessons learn
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 two-day visit to Abidjan, where he held a series of meetings with the authorities of the country, representatives of the United