Press Releases

  • Investing in the Peace and the Prevention of Violence in West Africa and Sahel

    Investing in the Peace and the Prevention of Violence in West Africa and Sahel

    28 Jun 2016 - The Office of the United Nations for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), the International institute of Peace (IPI) and the federal Department of the foreign affairs of the Swiss Confederation (DFAE), organized a high level meeting on the theme: “To invest in the Peace and the...
  • Meeting of heads of delegations of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission, Yaoundé 06 June 2016

    Meeting of heads of delegations of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission, Yaoundé 06 June 2016

    06 Jun 2016 - In his capacity as Chairman of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC), the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, chaired today in Yaoundé the meeting of the Heads of Delegation of Cameroon and...
  • SRSG Ibn Chambas with Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali, 31 May 2016 in Bamako

    SRSG Ibn Chambas with Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali, 31 May 2016 in Bamako

    01 Jun 2016 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, concluded yesterday his visit to Bamako, Mali. Mr. Ibn Chambas met with President of the Republic of Mali, Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita; the Foreign...
  • SRSG Ibn Chambas meet with the Prime Minister of Chad, Mr. Albert Pahami Padacke, N’Djamena, 30 May 2016

    SRSG Ibn Chambas meet with the Prime Minister of Chad, Mr. Albert Pahami Padacke, N’Djamena, 30 May 2016

    30 May 2016 - In continuation of his visit to the G5 Sahel countries, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas arrived yesterday in N’Djamena, Chad, for a one-day visit. During this third leg of his trip,...
  • SRSG Ibn Chambas with President of Burkina Faso, Mr. Roch Marc Christian Kabore

    SRSG Ibn Chambas meet with The President of Burkina Faso, Mr. Roch Marc Christian Kabore

    27 May 2016 - After Niger, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for  West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, arrived yesterday in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, for one day visit, marking the second leg of his tour in the G5 Sahel countries. During this...
  • UNOWAS delegation meet with President of Niger, Mr. Mahamadou Issoufou

    UNOWAS delegation meet with President of Niger, Mr. Mahamadou Issoufou

    26 May 2016 - As part of his tour in the Sahel region, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, ended his two-day visit to Niger. The objective of this first leg of his visit to the G5 Sahel countries was to exchange views with...
  • 29th High-level Meeting of Heads of UN Missions in West Africa in Dakar

    29th High-level Meeting of Heads of UN Missions in West Africa in Dakar

    20 May 2016 - 1. At the invitation of Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Heads of the United Nations Missions in West Africa and their...
  • UNOWAS delegation meet with the President of Cabo Verde, Mr. Jorge Carlos Fonseca, 10 March 2016 in Praia

    UNOWAS delegation meet with the President of Cabo Verde, Mr. Jorge Carlos Fonseca, 10 March 2016 in Praia

    10 Mar 2016 - Remarks to the PressBy the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel,M. Mohamed Ibn Chambas I have just concluded a three-day visit to Cabo Verde, during which I had fruitful exchange of views regarding the preparation for the...

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