UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel

‘Unprecedented terrorist violence’ in West Africa, Sahel region

The top UN official in West Africa and the Sahel updated the Security Council on Wednesday, describing an “unprecedented" rise in terrorist violence across the region.

West African states continue efforts to resolve Gambia electoral crisis

Leaders from the West African regional bloc ECOWAS have returned to the Gambia in efforts to resolve the country’s electoral crisis, the UN Security Council heard on Friday.

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