Dear partners and colleagues, Please be informed that the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) and the Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel (OSES) have merged into a single entity, UNOWAS: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel. For more information, you can access the new UNOWAS website at unowas.unmissions.org
02 Jul 2014 -
Dakar, 02 July 2014 - As part of her first tour in the region of the Sahel, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, concluded today her first visit to Mali.
25 Jun 2014 - Dakar, 25 juin 2014 – L’Envoyée Spéciale du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour le Sahel, Mme Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, a participé ce matin la conférence organisée aujourd’hui à Paris par l’Institut d’Etudes de Sécurité de l’Union Européenne (EUISS) sur le thème de la sécurité au Sahel.
25 Jun 2014 - Saly (Senegal), 25 June 2014 - Peace and conflict resolution experts from West Africa and beyond are gathering in Saly, Senegal, for a one-week training from 23 to 29 June 2014 on Conflict Analysis for Mediation Strategy Design.
19 Jun 2014 - Dakar, 19 June 2014 - The New Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, presented today in New York the Secretary-General report on the Sahel to the UN Security Council. She briefed its members on progress made towards the implementation of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel, and shared her impressions on the future direction of the UN regional efforts in the Sahel.
12 Jun 2014 - Dakar, 12 June 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, attended the ministerial meeting on security in Nigeria convened today by the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, Mr. William Hague
10 Jun 2014 - Dakar, 10 June 2014 - In continuation of his consultations with leaders in the West African region, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit met with President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger in Niamey yesterday 9 June.
09 Jun 2014 - Dakar, 09 June 2014 - Mr. Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa has concluded today his second visit to Nigeria as the High-Level Representative of the Secretary-General to Nigeria.
04 Jun 2014 - Dakar, 04 June 2014 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, met today in Abidjan with the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Mr. Alassane Ouattara.
03 Jun 2014 - 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.
03 Jun 2014 - 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.