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Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Regional Office for West Africa UNOWA), supports political dialogue in Guinea.

Ebola: emergency UN meeting underway as death toll surpasses 900
6 August 2014 – The UN health agency today began an emergency meeting of international medical and health experts in Geneva to review the current Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa amid reports that new cases and deaths continue to be reported in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.
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Desperate Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram arriving on deserted island in Chad, UN warns
5 August 2014 – The United Nations refugee agency today sounded the alarm on behalf of the nearly 1,000 people who recently arrived in the uninhabited Chadian island of Choua after fleeing attacks by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
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Ebola: UN health agency to convene emergency meeting on deadly disease
5 August 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it will convene a two-day meeting of its emergency committee starting tomorrow to determine whether the current Ebola viral disease outbreak in West Africa is a public health emergency of international concern.
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Doctors, nurses and health staff urgently needed to combat ebola – UN health agency
4 August 2014 – The United Nations health agency today appealed for urgently needed contributions to combat the deadly Ebola disease in West Africa, saying hundreds of doctors, nurses, health staff and materials are needed in the region “as fast as possible.”
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Mr. Djinnit condemns the renewal of heinous attacks in Nigeria
Dakar, 24 July 2014 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for West Africa and High Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Nigeria, Mr. Said Djinnit, strongly condemns the killing of civilians perpetrated over the week-end and yesterday reportedly by the Boko Haram group in the town of Damboa, in Borno State, and in Kaduna, in Kaduna State.
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Le 25 juin 2015, le Groupe de Travail Femmes, Paix et Sécurité en Afrique de l'Ouest a organisé sa deuxième session d’échanges thématiques. Elle a été animée par le Bureau de l’Envoyée Spéciale des NU pour le Sahel (OSES) et le HCR et elle a porté sur l'«Extrémisme, la violence sexuelle et les personnes déplacées ».
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