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24 Jul 2017 description
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SECURITY COUNCIL
8009TH MEETING (AM)
SC/12922
24 JULY 2017

The Security Council today welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region — including attacks by Boko Haram and Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) — as well as a worsening humanitarian situation.

14 Jul 2017 description
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CS/12910
13 JUILLET 2017
CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
8002E SÉANCE – MATIN

Face à la montée du terrorisme et de l’extrémisme violent en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel, le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général et Chef du Bureau des Nations Unies pour la région (UNOWAS), M. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, a appelé, ce matin, le Conseil de sécurité à soutenir davantage les initiatives nationales et régionales contre cette « menace gravissime », en procédant notamment au renforcement de la Stratégie intégrée des Nations Unies pour le Sahel.

13 Jul 2017 description
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Political Will Needed in Fighting Boko Haram, Delegates Stress, as Bolivia, Russian Federation Warn against Interventionism, ‘Outside Meddling’

Despite laudable progress towards democratic consolidation, the security situation in West Africa and the Sahel remained a concern, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative told the Security Council today, stressing that terrorism and violent extremism were hampering efforts to improve infrastructure and create jobs.

30 Jun 2017 description
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SC/12895
29 JUNE 2017

SECURITY COUNCIL
7991ST MEETING (PM)

The Security Council today decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for one year, while maintaining its previous troop level and highlighting such priority tasks as the protection of civilians and support to the country’s defence and security forces.

21 Jun 2017 description
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SC/12881

Security Council
7979th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council welcomed the deployment of the Group of Five Sahel joint force (Force conjointe du G5 Sahel - FC-G5S) that would address the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious challenges posed by transnational organized crime in the region.

19 Jun 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. Par sa résolution 2295 (2016), le Conseil de sécurité a prorogé le mandat de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA) jusqu’au 30 juin 2017 et m’a prié de lui faire rapport tous les trois mois sur la suite donnée à sa résolution, en particulier sur l ’état d’avancement de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation au Mali (voir S/2015/364 et Add.1) et l’action menée par la MINUSMA pour l’appuyer.

19 Jun 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. By its resolution 2295 (2016), the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2017 and requested me to report on a quarterly basis on its implementation, focusing on progress in taking forward the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali (see S/2015/364 and Add.1) and the efforts of MINUSMA to support it.

II. Major political developments

17 Jun 2017 description
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CS/12875

Conseil de sécurité
7975e séance – matin

Près de deux ans après la signature de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation au Mali, et alors que la période transitoire touche à sa fin, en juin, le Mali se trouve de nouveau à un tournant, a expliqué au Conseil de sécurité, ce matin, le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général pour le Mali et Chef de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA), M. Mahamat Saleh Annadif.

16 Jun 2017 description
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SECURITY COUNCIL
7975TH MEETING (AM)
SC/12875
16 JUNE 2017

Foreign Minister Presses Members for Authority to Deploy Counter-Terrorism Force from among Neighbouring G5 Sahel Countries

Despite progress towards peace in Mali, terrorist attacks remained a major obstacle, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in that country told the Security Council today, as the State’s Foreign Minister called for the Council’s authority to deploy a regional counter-terrorism force so as to keep the nation on the road to reconciliation.

12 Jun 2017 description
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SC/12862

Security Council
7962nd Meeting (AM)

Despite Iraq, Syria Losses, Under-Secretary-General Warns Group Gaining Ground in East Africa, Afghanistan, South-East Asia

While Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) was being hobbled by lost territory and shrinking financial resources, collective efforts must be intensified to finally put an end to the terrorist group’s attacks in the region and beyond and to eradicate its deadly propaganda online, speakers told the Security Council today.

26 May 2017 description

SC/12841

Security Council
7951st Meeting (AM)

Endless Talks on Ending Violence Pointless as Arms Sales to Criminals, Dictators, Terrorists Continue at Same Time, Says Holy See

Despite 15 years of steadily growing international attention to the question of protecting civilians in conflict situations, life in war zones around the world remained grim, with suffering “pushed to the limits” as cities turned into “death traps”, the Security Council heard today as it held an open debate on attacks against medical personnel and facilities.

26 May 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. Dans sa lettre datée du 25 janvier 2017, le Président du Conseil de sécurité a informé le Secrétaire général que le Conseil avait décidé de dépêcher une mission dans la région du bassin du lac Tchad (Cameroun, Tchad, Niger et Nigéria) du 1er au 7 mars 2017. La mission était codirigée par les Représentants permanents de la France, du Sénégal et du Royaume -Uni. On trouvera dans les annexes I et II la composition de la mission et l’énoncé de son mandat.

II. Cameroun

26 May 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. In his letter dated 25 January 2017, the President of the Security Council informed the Secretary-General that the Council had decided to send a mission to the Lake Chad Basin region (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) from 1 to 7 March 2017. The mission was led jointly by the Permanent Representatives of France, Senegal and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The composition of the mission and its terms of reference are set out in annexes I and II to the present report.

II. Cameroon

23 May 2017 description
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SC/12837-PKO/644

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Elbio Rosselli (Uruguay):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) near Aguelhoc, Mali, on 23 May 2017, which caused the death of two Chadian peacekeepers and injured another and which was claimed by Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims).