Canada/Mali : Commons committee hears UN appeal to extend Mali mission

2019/20/02 – Canada is facing renewed pressure to keep its military helicopters in Mali until a relief force of Romanian aircraft arrives in October.

Last week, members of the all-party House of Commons defence committee heard the appeals directly from a senior United Nations representative and government officials in the troubled west African country. Continuer à lire … « Canada/Mali : Commons committee hears UN appeal to extend Mali mission »

Mali – Canadian peacekeepers in Mali concerned by reported delays in medical evacuations

2018/08/23 – Concerns about potential delays in the approval of life-saving medical evacuations are circling around Canada’s United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, which in recent days conducted its first two operations in the war-torn West African nation. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Canadian peacekeepers in Mali concerned by reported delays in medical evacuations »

Mali – Canadian peacekeepers arriving in Mali warned of isolation, weather, and UN red tape

2018/06/26 – Many of the Germans here previously served in Afghanistan, and say there are key differences, starting with the fact they have not fired a single shot or taken any fire GAO, Mali — The German helicopter crews being relieved by Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali say they have struggled with delays in getting approval for life-saving medical evacuations as pennywise UN officials wrangle over cost. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Canadian peacekeepers arriving in Mali warned of isolation, weather, and UN red tape »