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SRSG for West Africa’s meeting with President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia

Dakar, 03 June 2014 - As part of his regular consultations with regional leaders, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, held today in Banjul, capital of The Gambia, an extensive meeting with His Excellency Yahya Jammeh, President of The Gambia.

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The UN and INTERPOL commited to assist West Africa fight drug trafficking and organized crime
Dakar, 03 June 2014 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, who is also the Chairman of the Policy Committee of the West Africa Cost Initiative (WACI), and the Secretary General of INTERPOL, Mr. Ronald K. Noble, undertook yesterday a joint visit to Guinea Bissau. This joint visit was an illustration of the strong partnership between the United Nations, INTERPOL and other international stakeholders and their common commitment to assist Guinea Bissau and the region as a whole in the fight against transnational organized crime, including illicit drug trafficking.
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The Special Envoy for the Sahel meets with the President of Senegal
Dakar, 03 June 2014 – The new Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sahel, Ms. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, met today with the President of Senegal, Mr. Macky Sall.
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The new Special Envoy for the Sahel reiterated the UN commitment to support regional efforts
Dakar, 27 May 2014 – The Special Envoy for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, attended yesterday the Second Consultation Meeting on the ECOWAS Sahel Strategy, convened by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja, Nigeria.
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UN officials strongly condemn double bombings in Nigeria
21 May 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations envoy for West Africa have strongly condemned the double bombings that targeted a market in the Nigerian city of Jos and resulted in the deaths of over 100 people and the wounding of scores more.
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