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BURKINA: Communiqué de la Mission conjointe de l'ONU, de l'UA, et de la CEDEAO

Communiqué de Presse de la Mission conjointe des Nations Unies, de l’Union Africaine et de la CEDEAO à Ouagadougou suite aux évènements qui évolue depuis quelques  jours au Burkina Faso. FR/EN

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SRSG Ibn Chambas deeply concerned about the situation in Burkina Faso

Dakar, October 30, 2014 - The United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) is deeply concerned about the situation in Burkina Faso, where violent incidents have occurred between security forces and demonstrators demanding the withdrawal of a bill on the revision of Article 37 of the Constitution.

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the situation in Burkina Faso

New York, 30 October 2014- The Secretary-General is following with great concern the deteriorating security situation in Burkina Faso. He calls on all parties to end the use of violence, exercise calm and restraint, and use dialogue to resolve all outstanding issues.

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Commission mixte Cameroun-Nigeria:Le rapport de démarcation adopté

Une rencontre des chefs de délégation de la commission mixte Cameroun-Nigeria s’est tenue, le 11 octobre 2014 à Yaoundé au Cameroun. Cette Commission avait été créée en application du communiqué conjoint du 15 novembre 2002 à Genève. Ci-dessous l’intégralité du Communiqué adopté.

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Said Djinnit: "Je demeure optimiste quant à l'avenir de l'Afrique de l'Ouest"


Au terme de son mandat de six ans et demi à la tête du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest (UNOWA), l’ancien Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest, a tenu à dire au revoir à la communauté des médias. Cette rencontre s’est tenue, le 13 octobre 2013 au siège de l’UNOWA à Dakar.  Ci-dessous, l’intégralité de la déclaration de M. Djinnit.

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Handover ceremony between Djinnit and Chambas, the new Special Representative for West Africa

Dakar, Octobre 09, 2014- The handover ceremony between Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the new Special Representative of the Secretary General for the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), and his predecessor, Said Djinnit, took place this Thursday, October 9th, 2014, at UNOWA headquarters in Dakar, Senegal.

Mr. Chambas praised the work of Mr. Djinnit for the more than six years date he served as head of the Office. For his part, Said Djinnit wished success to his successor, "a connoisseur of the sub-region"

Mr. Chambas was appointed by the Secretary General of the UN as his Special Representative for West Africa and head of UNOWA, September 12th, 2014. Mr. Djinnit has been appointed by Ban Ki-moon as his Special Envoy for the Great Lakes.

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SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS MOHAMMED IBN CHAMBAS OF GHANA

New York, 12 September 2014 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Mohammed Ibn Chambas of Ghana as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA).  Mr. Chambas will succeed Said Djinnit of Algeria to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedication and effective leadership of UNOWA.



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Ebola in West Africa: Regional UN team calls for greater solidarity with affected countries

Dakar, 2 September 2014 - Said Djinnit, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for West Africa (SRSG) convened yesterday a meeting of the regional UN team based in Dakar to review developments in West Africa. The meeting, comprising heads of regional offices of UN entities in the region, reviewed the ongoing efforts to address the Ebola crisis. 

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Flight restrictions hamper ability to battle Ebola, UN cautions
25 August 2014 – The United Nations today cautioned against flight restrictions into and out of Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, saying such limitations were preventing the transport of critically-needed health workers and supplies, as well as contributing to economic and diplomatic isolation of the region.
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'Basic health care cannot be Ebola's next casualty', says UNICEF, ramping up support to Liberia
23 August 2014 – As part of the overall United Nations push to assist West Africa in battling the worst outbreak of Ebola in history, a cargo plane carrying 68 metric tonnes of supplies from the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) landed today in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, bringing urgently needed items to shore up the country's weakened healthcare system.
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