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
The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s Improvised Explosive Device (IED)/mine attack against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), approximately 46 km north of Douentza, central Ma
The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s attack against a logistics convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the region of Bandiagara, in central Mali, during which seven Togolese peacekeepers lost their lives and three were seriou
The Secretary-General condemns the complex attack by unidentified armed elements against a temporary operating base of the United Nations Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) in Kerena, Douentza region.
The Secretary-General is following with deep concern the unfolding developments in Mali, including the military mutiny which culminated in the arrest of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and members of his Government earlier today in Bamako.
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the improvised explosive device attacks against a convoy of the United Nations Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) near Aguelhok, Kidal region, that killed three peacekeepers from Chad and seriously injured four others.
Female genital mutilation is a gross violation of the human rights of women and girls.
Over 200 million women and girls alive today have experienced female genital mutilation in 30 countries across three continents.
The Secretary-General takes note of the decision of the Malian Government to organize local elections on 20 November 2016. He acknowledges that the Malian Constitution precludes further postponement of the polls, which have already been rescheduled three times.