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Vital resources needed as UN prepares to deploy mission in Mali, Security Council told
25 June 2013As the United Nations prepares to take over from the African-led mission in Mali, top officials today called on Member States to contribute critical resources, including personnel and equipment, to ensure that the world body can support the country with key tasks such as implementing the recent ceasefire accord and preparing for next month’s elections.
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UN officials urge Governments to ensure natural resources fuel development, not conflict
19 June 2013Governments bear the primary responsibility to ensure that natural resources do not fuel conflict by ensuring that land and mineral wealth are managed wisely, transparently and yield benefits for the people, senior United Nations officials stressed today in the Security Council.
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Mali: UN officials welcome accord between Government and Tuareg rebels
18 June 2013United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the signing of an agreement between the Government of Mali and Tuareg rebels, providing for an immediate ceasefire and paving the way for country-wide presidential elections set for next month.
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Ban appoints Rwandan General as military chief of UN integrated Mali mission
17 June 2013 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Major General Jean Bosco Kazura as Force Commander for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
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Guinea: Ban welcomes multi-party dialogue to overcome electoral challenges
11 June 2013The spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that the UN chief is “encouraged” by the progress made in the multi-party political dialogue underway in the Guinean capital, Conakry.
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