A Long Range Reconnaissance Group (LRRG) from the United Kingdom deployed on patrol in the north of Mali to protect civilians were warmly welcomed by the local population and ended up celebrating with them one of the most important festivities of the Muslim calendar.
A united Nations peace medal ceremony for elements of the8th detachment of the Cambodian Explosive Ordnance Disposal Contingent (EOD Team) took place on 10 September 2022 at the MINUSMA camp in Gao.
After spending 20 months on Malian soil, elements of the formed police unit of the Federal Republic of Nigeria deployed to the United Nations Police (UNPOL/MINUSMA) in Timbuktu, are returning home.
The Secretary-General welcomes the decisions on Mali reached by the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at its Ordinary Summit held on 3 July in Accra, Ghana. In particular, he notes the lifting of sanctions, including economic and