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Rebuilding Timbuktu: UN agency working with Mali to 'keep culture significant'

Two of the World Heritage mausoleums destroyed in Timbuktu have now been rebuilt through a partnership with local communities, the United Nations cultural agency said, adding that it will need an additional $8 million to finish the rehabilitation of the site and of libraries that could again store hundreds of thousands of Malian manuscripts.

Security Council updates mandate of UN mission in Mali, extends two other operations

The Security Council today extended the mandates of United Nations peacekeeping forces in Mali, Cote d’Ivoire and the Golan, in separate meetings, as part of its efforts to maintenance of international peace and security.

Mali’s leaders must do more to ensure lasting peace, ease humanitarian suffering – UN official

A senior United Nations relief official today highlighted the need for “courageous leadership” by the authorities in Mali to tackle the country’s political issues, warning that the already grave humanitarian situation is likely to deteriorate unless peace and stability are restored.

Mali: UN peacekeeping chief cites progress on political track as key to stability

The time for peace talks in Mali is now, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council today, underscoring the importance of a successful political process to the country's stability and reversing the sharp deterioration in the security situation in the northern town of Kidal.

Ban strongly condemns car bombing resulting in death of UN peacekeepers in Mali

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today’s car bomb attack on a United Nations camp in Mali that resulted in the death of four peacekeepers from Chad.