Norway intensifies efforts in the Sahel region #Mali #Niger

2018/09/10 – The Sahel region is facing significant security, humanitarian and development challenges. Weak state structures and porous borders have enabled Islamist terrorist groups to gain a foothold in the region. Conflicts are threatening stability in several of the region’s countries and have caused the civilian population enormous suffering. The human cost of people smuggling and irregular migration to Europe through the Sahel is huge.  Continuer à lire … « Norway intensifies efforts in the Sahel region #Mali #Niger »

Nuclear – IAEA Reviews Sudan’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

2018/09/09 – An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to the Republic of Sudan to review its development of infrastructure for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR), which ended on 3 September, was conducted at the invitation of the Government of Sudan. Continuer à lire … « Nuclear – IAEA Reviews Sudan’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development »

UN urges implementation of border agreement among Sudan, Libya and Chad #Niger

20128/09/08- The United Nations special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salameh has called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to seek to implement the border agreement signed between Sudan, Libya and Chad.

More than 60 people have been killed and 159 injured in renewed fighting among militias in Tripoli last month. On 4 September, UN mission brokered a ceasefire between the major parties to the conflict. Continuer à lire … « UN urges implementation of border agreement among Sudan, Libya and Chad #Niger »

Tunisia returns Russian military equipment seized en route to Libya’s Haftar

2018/09/02 – The Tunisian authorities have decided to return Russian military equipment which was seized en route to the renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, Almesryoon.com reported on Friday. The goods were discovered when a Panamanian-registered ship called into the Tunisian port of Sfax for repairs. Continuer à lire … « Tunisia returns Russian military equipment seized en route to Libya’s Haftar »

Nigeria restates call for total elimination of nuclear weapons

2018/08/30 – Nigeria has restated its calls for the total elimination of nuclear weapons to engender a peaceful and secured world.
Amb. Audu Kadiri, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Offices in Geneva and Other International Organisations, stated this in Gemeva at the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). Continuer à lire … « Nigeria restates call for total elimination of nuclear weapons »

Mali – Security Council Press Statement on Mali

2018/08/25 – The members of the Security Council welcomed the publication of the final results of the presidential elections in Mali.

The members of the Security Council congratulated the people and Government of Mali for the generally peaceful conduct of the 29 July 2018 and 12 August 2018 elections, despite challenging security conditions and limited reports of violence in some areas. They commended the Malian authorities for the preparation, conduct and conclusion of these elections, within the constitutional framework. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Security Council Press Statement on Mali »

Mali – Statement issued by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (21 August 2018)

2018/08/23- Following the certification by the constitutional court of the results of the second round of the presidential elections in Mali, France welcomes the re-election of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as president of the Republic of Mali. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Statement issued by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (21 August 2018) »