The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, participated in the 56th Ordinary Session of the Authority of the Heads of State
OPENING REMARKS BY THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR WEST AFRICA AND THE SAHEL, MR. MOHAMED IBN CHAMBAS
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
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.
I am honoured to participate in this event which is another important landmark in the establishment of the G5 Sahel Joint Force, which has been a remarkable success story.
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