Mali

Mali

13 February 2019
SC/13702

On 7 February 2019, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali held informal consultations to consider the midterm report of the Panel of Experts on Mali, submitted in accordance with paragraph 4 of resolution 2432 (2018).

25 January 2019
SG/SM/19444-PKO/763

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

25 January 2019
SC/13678-PKO/764

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

21 January 2019

Some 170 people either died or went missing in two separate shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, according to UNHCR.  NGO sources said that some 53 people died on the Alborán Sea in the western Mediterranean, while Italy’s navy reported 117 out of 120 people dead or missing in an additional shipwreck on the central Mediterranean.

20 January 2019
SG/SM/19438-PKO/761

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

20 January 2019
SC/13672-PKO/762

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

16 January 2019
SC/13665

While violence continues to exacerbate the crisis in and beyond Mali, greater efforts must be made to address resilience, governance and development deficits in the Sahel region, with all parties to the Bamako peace agreement making every effort to sustain a positive momentum and speed up its implementation to make meaningful progress without delay, the United Nations Assistant Secretary‑General for Africa told the Security Council today.

16 January 2019

The Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations briefed the Security Council on Mali today.  Despite noting progress to implement the 2015 peace agreement, she however added that the security situation remains of concern, with attacks targeting peacekeepers, national and international forces, and civilians.

16 January 2019
SC/13667

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

2 January 2019

In Myanmar’s central Rakhine State, some 2,500 people were forced to flee fighting between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military that began last month.  The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs led a team to the area to look into what the uprooted people and host communities need.

20 December 2018
SC/13638

The members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali (“the Committee”), while welcoming the recent positive steps achieved in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali (“the Agreement”), expressed their deep frustration that parties have too long stalled the implementation of the Agreement, in spite of significant international support and assistance, further expressed a significant sense of impatience with parties over the persistent delays in the full implementation of key provisions of the Agreement, stressed the absolute urgency for the Government of Mali and the Plateforme and Coordination armed groups to take unprecedented steps to fully and expeditiously deliver on remaining obligations under the Agreement, and further stressed that all parties to the Agreement share the primary responsibility to make steadfast progress in its implementation.

11 December 2018

Special projects funded by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan are improving the lives of communities countrywide by providing access to clean water, education and health care as well as safe houses for vulnerable women, and by strengthening the justice system to hold perpetrators of sexual violence to account.

3 December 2018
SC/13604

On 21 November 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali, held informal consultations to hear statements by Mali and States of the region.  The meeting was held in advance of the planned Committee Mission to Mali.

29 October 2018

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said it is concerned about the resurgence of insecurity in the Lac region in the west of Chad.  The situation has forced some aid agencies to suspend operations leaving tens of thousands of people without food and health services.

27 October 2018
SC/13557-PKO/753

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz (Bolivia):

27 October 2018
SG/SM/19321-PKO/754

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

19 October 2018
SC/13546

Despite insecurity and violent extremism spreading across Mali’s borders, the United Nations peacekeeping chief cited reasons for hope, including Mali’s successful presidential elections, the signing of the new Pact for Peace and a drop in peacekeeper deaths, as he briefed the Security Council today.

19 October 2018
SC/13547

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz (Bolivia):

1 October 2018
SG/A/1835-BIO/5144

The Secretary-General of the United Nations today announced the appointment of Joanne Adamson of the United Kingdom as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

27 September 2018

For the first time in several years, the United Nations has been able to deliver humanitarian assistance to Togolay village in South Darfur’s eastern Jebel Marra area, following the 20 September announcement of a three-month unilateral ceasefire by the Sudan Liberation Army-Abdul Wahid (SLA-AW) faction.