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Programme conjoint pour renforcer le rôle des femmes pour la stabilité en Afrique de l'Ouest
Dakar, le 18 Avril 2013 Le Groupe de Travail Femmes, Paix et Sécurité en Afrique de l’Ouest a adopté un programme régional conjoint sur 5 ans pour accélérer la mise en oeuvre effective des résolutions 1325, 1820 et suivantes du Conseil de sécurité des Nations-Unies dans la sous-région. Le Groupe de travail entend renforcer le rôle des femmes dans la prévention des conflits et dans la consolidation de la paix en Afrique de l’Ouest.
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Djinnit call for calm in Guinea

Dakar, 18 April 2013 - Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for West Africa, visited Conakry from 15 to 17 April 2013. The visit follows his appointment by the United Nations Secretary General as the facilitator to represent the Organization in the college of facilitators established within the framework of Guinea’s inclusive political dialogue to create the conditions for the preparation and smooth conduct of the legislative elections. To fulfill his mission, Mr. Djinnit is supported by a team of senior experts of the United Nations based in Conakry.

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Said Djinnit reiterates UN support to ECOWAS

Abuja, 8 April 2013 The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa, Said Djinnit attended the 9th Annual Development Partners Coordination Meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja. The purpose of the three day meeting was to discuss challenges in West Africa and the economic integration process. ECOWAS bilateral and multilateral partners such as the European Union, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the UN were invited to reinforce areas of cooperation.

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Preserve human rights in addressing new threats to peace and security in West Africa

Dakar, April 3, 2013 - A meeting dedicated to new threats to human rights from the perspective of sub-regional peace and security in West Africa, was held in Dakar today at the United Nations Information Center (UNIC). It was jointly organized by the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) and the United Nations Political Office in Mali (UNOM).

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Towards successful implementation of the Greentree Agreement on Bakassi in August 2013
Geneva, 28 March 2013 - The twenty-first session of the Follow-up Committee to monitor the implementation of the Greentree Agreement on the Bakassi Peninsula was held in Geneva on 28 March 2013. It was led by Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in West Africa and President of the Commission.
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UN calls for increased support to Mano River Union efforts for Peace and Security in West Africa

Conakry, 20 March 2013 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for West Africa, Said Djinnit attended, in Conakry, the opening ceremony of a technical workshop supporting the peace and security activities of the Mano River Union (MRU). The Minister of Security, Civil Protection and Reform of Security Sector of the Republic of Guinea, H.E. Mr. Maramany Cissé and the Deputy Secretary-General of the MRU, Linda Koroma also participated.

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UN supports the development of a regional strategy against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Cotonou, March 19, 2013 - The Special Representatives of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for West Africa, Said Djinnit and Central Africa, Abou Moussa attended the Ministerial Conference on Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea in Cotonou, Benin on 19 March. The meeting was organized by the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), the Economic Community of African States (ECOWAS) and the Gulf of Guinea Commission (CGG) within the framework of the development of a regional strategy in response to resolution 2039 (2012) of the UN Security Council.

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L’ONU plaide pour une coopération accrue des pays voisins du Mali en soutien à la MISMA

Nouakchott, 17 mars 2013 - Le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest, M. Said Djinnit, a participé à la première réunion ministérielle sur le renforcement de la coopération en matière de sécurité dans la région sahélo-saharienne qui s’est tenue à Nouakchott le 17 mars 2013.

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Djinnit visited Guinea

Dakar, 15 March 2013 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for West Africa, Said Djinnit participated in a regional seminar on "Civic Service Action for Development Assistance" (CSDA) in Conakry, Guinea on 13 and 14 March 2013. This event, organized by the African Union in collaboration with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Government of Guinea, aimed at promoting CSDA as a tool for peacebuilding at continental level.

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Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Sahel and SRSG for West Africa on joint visit to sub-region

Dakar, 13 February 2013 - The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Sahel, Mr. Romano Prodi, and the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, will begin a 3-day joint visit to the sub-region on Wednesday, 13 February.

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