The members of the Security Council expressed their profound outrage at and condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack committed in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria on 19 February 2018, and the abduction of a large number of schoolgirls from the Government Girls Science and Technical Second
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), and the European Union (EU) are following closely and with much interest the progress towards Sierra Leone’s presidential, parliamentary and local council elections scheduled to take place on
Briefing to the Security Council on the Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS)
By Mohamed Ibn Chambas
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas condemns the suicide attacks on 21 November in Adamawa State, Nigeria, which resulted in several casualties.
1. Following the Decision of the Summit of the ECOWAS Authority taken on 17th December 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria, Mediation efforts, including visits to Banjul, were undertaken by the Chair of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, HE President Ellen Jo
The ECOWAS Commission, the African Union Commission and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) have received information that the Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the results of the Gambian presidential election of 1 Decem
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, congratulates the people of Ghana for the peaceful, orderly and successful Presidential and Parliamentary elections of Wednesda