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Resumption of MINUSMA air operations

MINUSMA reiterates its commitment to continue to support Mali in its efforts to restore lasting peace, security and stability

Following a series of fruitful discussions with the Malian authorities, MINUSMA is resuming its air operations. The Mission welcomes the spirit of cooperation and partnership that prevailed during these talks. MINUSMA reiterates its commitment to continue to support Mali in its efforts to restore lasting peace, security and stability. It…

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MINUSMA condemns the attack which killed 7 peacekeepers in the Central region of Mali

This tragedy adds to the macabre tally of attacks against peacekeepers in Mali

This morning, a MINUSMA logistics convoy hit an Improvised Explosive Device between Douentza and Sévaré on the Nationale Road 16, in Bandiagara region. Seven peacekeepers were killed, and three others seriously injured. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of MINUSMA, Mr. El-Ghassim WANE, strongly condemned this…

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Security Council Press Statement on killing of civilians in Mali

The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack perpetrated near Songho, Bandiagara region, in Central Mali on 3 December 2021, in which more than thirty civilians, including women and children, were killed and others injured. They expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the…

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Mali: Note on trends of violations and abuses of international human rights law and violations of international humanitarian law in Mali, 1 April – 30 June 2021

Between April and June, at least 527 civilians were killed, injured, or abducted/disappeared, an overall increase of more than 25% from the first quarter (421)

Today, the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) released its quarterly note on trends in human rights violations and abuses in Mali. It covers the period from 1 April to 30 June 2021. The second quarter of the year was marked by an increase in the number…

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MINUSMA strongly condemns the amputations of civilians in the Gao region and calls for the perpetrators to be brought to justice

These developments are reminiscent of the horrors that marked the 2012 crisis and should be a wake-up call to all those involved in the fight against impunity in Mali

MINUSMA expresses its deep concern about the amputation on 2 May of the hands and feet of at least three civilian alleged road blockers, captured by suspected members of the Islamic State in the Great Sahara in Tin-Hama village, Ansongo cercle, Gao region. These developments are reminiscent of the horrors…

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Coronavirus - Response to Covid-19 in Mali: United Nations provides support amounting to over US$6 million

The scope of this support is expected to be even broader, with in-kind contributions based on the comparative advantages of each entity

The United Nations in Mali through MINUSMA signed on Monday, April 6, with the Malian Ministry of Health and Social Affairs three (3) memoranda of understanding that will enable an integrated and rapid response to the health crisis prompted by the Covid-19 virus. With a total amount of US$2,732,043 or…

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MINUSMA condemns the attack on Ogossagou

MINUSMA deployed a quick reaction force to the scene as soon as it learned of the attack as part of its Mandate of Protection of Civilians

The village of Ogossagou, located in the Bankass circle in Mopti region, was attacked this morning at around 5 a.m. The attack claimed the lives of many villagers and left several injured. Houses were also burned. MINUSMA deployed a quick reaction force to the scene as soon as it learned…

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New Contribution of $2.11 Million from the Federal Republic of Germany to the Trust Fund in Support of Peace and Security in Mali

As part of the German government's support for peace and security in Mali, the rehabilitation of the Kidal airstrip will play a major role in ensuring the sustainable use of this infrastructure

The Federal Republic of Germany is officially strengthening its participation in the Trust Fund in support of peace and security in Mali with a new contribution of $2.11 million, more than CFAF 1.250 billion. This support was confirmed during a ceremony held on 6 December at MINUSMA’s Headquarters in Bamako,…

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UN Volunteers play a critical role in the implementation of MINUSMA mandate in Northern Mali

The two UN Volunteers play a critical role for the proper functioning and implementation of the mandate of the Mission

« Never leave the desert because the desert purifies the soul. Far from it, you are deaf and blind. "So, speak the Tuareg mothers. » Mano Dayak We are about 160 km away from the Algerian border, and more than 1,800 km away from Bamako, in Tessalit, in the heart of the…

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Joint Statement by the United Nations Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict on Attacks Against Civilians in Central Mali

They urge the Malian government to swiftly undertake a credible investigation into all the atrocities committed in Mali and bring the perpetrators to justice

The three senior UN Official[i]  condemn the unspeakable attack of 9 June 2019 against the village of Sobanou-Kou in the Mopti region of central Mali in which dozens of civilians have been killed, the vast majority being women and children. They deplore the high number of civilian casualties in Mopti…