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Le 10 mars 2015 à Dakar, le Représentant Spécial du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Mohammed Ibn chambas a rencontré le Président de la République du Sénégal, Macky Sall. Monsieur Chambas a salué le rôle du Sénégal, «la plus stable démocratie dans la région», dans les opérations de maintien de la paix.

Transparent management of natural resources, a key indicator of good governance
Dakar, 27 March 2015 – The United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) organized on 26 March 2015, a discussion session on “natural resources: a security, governance and human rights challenge in West Africa”. These discussions are part of a series of consultative meetings called "Arbre à Palabre" which is a platform for informal exchanges on the state of governance, human rights, peace and security in West Africa.

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Statement attributable to Mohammed Ibn Chambas, SRSG for West Africa, on elections in Nigeria
Dakar, 27 March 2015 - Mohammed Ibn Chambas, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), calls on all candidates, political parties, state institutions, and citizens of Nigeria to ensure free, credible, and peaceful elections scheduled for 28 March and 11 April 2015.

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SRSG Mohamed Ibn Chambas discusses with the President and Vice President of Sierra Leone in Freetown
Dakar, 22 March 2015- On 21 March SRSG Mohamed Ibn Chambas undertook a visit to Freetown. The visit took place against a backdrop of the decision by Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma to discharge Vice President Alhadji Sumana of his functions, which is being disputed by the latter.

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SRSG Mohamed Ibn Chambas visit Guinea-Bissau
Dakar, 19 February 2015 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, will visit Guinea-Bissau from 19 to 20 February 2015.

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West Africa must fight Nigeria's Boko Haram with international support, interview UN SRSG

UN Special Representative for West Africa Mohammed Ibn Chambas has urged Lake Chad basin countries to “aggressively” tackle Nigerian militant group Boko Haram themselves. The envoy told RFI on Sunday that the international community should provide equipment, intelligence and financial support in the fight against the hardline Islamist group who are waging a campaign in northeast Nigeria which has spilled over into neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

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Moudjib Djinadou, UNOWA Chief of Staff opening on 26 March 2015 a discussion session on “natural resources: a security, governance and human rights challenge in West Africa”
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