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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Mali

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Security Council
  • Meetings in 2016: 29, 16 June, 5 April, 11 January - The Situation in Mali; 16 March - Briefing by the Security Council mission to West Africa; 26 May - Peace and security in Africa: Challenges in the Sahel region
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2016.shtml
  • Meetings in 2015: 6 October, 29, 23, 17 June, 9 April, 6 February, 6 January - Mali
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2015.shtml
  • Meetings in 2014: 11 December – Peace and security in Africa; 8 October – Mali,27 August – Peace and security in Africa; 28 July – Mali; 25, 19 June – Peace and security in Africa; 18, 17 June,20 May, 23 April – Mali, 6 February - Briefing by the Security Council mission to Mali; 23 and 16 January - Mali
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2014.shtml
  • Meetings in 2013: 18 and 12 December – Peace and Security in Africa; 16 October - The situation in Mali; 26 June – Peace and Security in Africa; 25 June, 25 and 3 April - The situation in Mali; 25 January - Peace consolidation in West Africa; 22 January - The situation in Mali
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2013.shtml
  • Meetings in 2012: 20 and 10 December, 12 October, 17 September, 8 August - Peace and Security in Africa; 11 July – West Africa; 5 July – Peace and Security in Africa
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2012.shtml
  • Resolutions and other documents:
    • S/RES/2295 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2295(2016)   
      on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2017
    • S/2016/498 (31 May 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/498
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2227 (2015); provides an update on major developments in Mali since the last report dated 28 Mar. 2016 (S/2016/281).
      "Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 30 Apr. 2016": p. 22-25.
      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.14: MINUSMA deployment as at 15 May 2016 (May 2016).
    • S/2016/281 (28 March 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/281
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2227 (2015); focuses on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and on the efforts of MINUSMA to support it; covers the period from 17 Dec. 2015 to 18 Mar. 2016.
      "Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 15 March 2016": p. 18-21.
      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.13: MINUSMA deployment as at 15 March 2016 (Mar. 2016).
    • S/2016/89 (28 January 2016): Letter dated 28 Jan. 2016 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/89
      Refers to the Secretary-General letter dated 14 Jan. 2016 (S/2016/88) and requests him to proceed with a light merger of the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Sahel and the Office for West Africa, which will be renamed the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS).
    • S/2016/88 (28 January 2016): Letter dated 14 Jan. 2016 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/88
      Presents main findings and recommendations of the strategic review of the Office of the Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Sahel, which was completed by the Department of Political Affairs of the Secretariat in Dec. 2015.
    • S/2015/1030 (24 December 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2015/1030
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2227 (2015); focuses on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and on the efforts of MINUSMA to support it; covers the period from 23 Sept. to 16 Dec. 2015.
      "Annex: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: military and police strength as at 15 December 2015": p.18-19.
    • S/2015/866 (12 November 2015): Progress towards the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel : report of the Secretary-General:
      http://undocs.org/S/2015/866
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2056 (2012) of 5 July 2012 and pursuant to the presidential statement of the Security Council dated 27 Aug. 2014 (S/PRST/2014/17); summarizes the main developments in the region from from 1 June 2014 to 30 Oct. 2015.
    • S/2015/732 (22 September 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2015/732
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2227 (2015); focuses on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and on the efforts of MINUSMA to support it; covers the period from 12 June to 16 Sept. 2015.
      "Annex: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: military and police strength as at 15 September 2015": p.17-18.
      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.10: MINUSMA deployment as at 15 September (Sept. 2015).
    • S/2015/364/Add.1 (21 August 2015): Letter dated 20 August 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/364/Add.1
      Refers to letter of 19 May 2015 (S/2015/364); conveys copy of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali bearing the signature of Sidi Ibrahim Ould Sidatti in his capacity as representative of the Coordination of Azawad Movements, affixed during a ceremony held for that purpose at Bamako on 20 June 2015.
    • S/RES/2227 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2227(2015)
      on extension of the mandate of UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2016
    • S/2015/426 (11 June 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2015/426
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2164 (2014); provides an update on major developments since the previous report of 27 Mar. 2015 (S/2015/219), and recommendations for the extension of the mandate of MINUSMA.
      "Annex: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: military and police strength as at 1 June 2015": p.19-20.
      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.9: MINUSMA deployment as of June 2015 (June 2015).
    • S/2015/364 (22 May 2015): Identical letters dated 19 May 2015 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council:
      http://undocs.org/S/2015/364
      Transmits a copy of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, signed at Bamako on 15 May 2015.
    • S/2015/219 (27 March 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2015/219

      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2164 (2014); covers the period from 17 Dec. 2014 to 19 Mar. 2015.
    • S/2014/944 (24 December 2014): Letter dated 23 December 2014 from the Secretary-Generaladdressed to the President of the Security Council
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/944
      Transmits Report on operational support provided by French forces for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, from 18 September to 2 December 2014.
    • S/2014/943 (23 December 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/943  
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2164 (2014); covers the period from 16 Sept. 2014 to 16 Dec. 2014
    • S/2014/934 (29 December 2014): Letter dated 22 December 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/934
      Transmits Final communiqué of the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Group of Five for the Sahel.
    • S/2014/692 (22 September 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/692
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2164 (2014); covers the period from 27 May. 2014 to 15 Sept. 2014. 
    • S/AC.51/2014/2 (7 July 2014): Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: Conclusions on children and armed conflict in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2014/2
    • S/2014/469 (3 July 2014): Letter dated 3 July 2014 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council:
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/469
      Ceasefire Agreement signed on 23 May 2014
    • S/RES/2164 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2164(2014)  
      extending MINUSMA mandate until 30 June 2015
    • S/2014/400 (9 June 2014): Joint communiqué of the eighth annual joint consultative meeting between members of the Security Council of the United Nations and the Peace and Security Council of the African Union
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/400
    • S/2014/403 (9 June 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/403
    • S/2014/397 (6 June 2014): Progress towards the United Nations integrated strategy for the Sahel: Report of the Secretary-General
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/397
    • S/2014/267 (14 April 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Mali
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/267
    • S/2014/229 (28 March 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/229
    • S/2014/12 (9 January 2014): Second report on operational support provided by Operation Serval for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/12
    • S/2014/1 (2 January 2014) - Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2014/1
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2100 (2013); covers the period from 30 Sept. to 21 Dec. 2013.
    • S/2013/621 (22 October 2013)
      http://undocs.org/S/2013/621
      Transmits note verbale dated 11 Oct. 2013 from France conveying a report to the Security Council on the implementation of the mandate of French troops in Mali.
    • S/2013/582 (1 October 2013):  Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali
      http://undocs.org/S/2013/582
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2100 (2013); covers the period from 10 June to 29 Sept. 2013.
    • S/2013/354 (14 June 2013) - Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Sahel region:
      http://undocs.org/S/2013/354

      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2056 (2012); provides an update on the situation in the Sahel and the activities of the Secreetary-General's Special Envoy for the region since his appointment in October 2012.
      "Annex: United Nations integrated strategy for the Sahel": p. 14-25.
    • S/RES/2100 (2013): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2100(2013)
      on establishment of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)
    • S/2013/37 (21 January 2013): http://undocs.org/S/2013/37
      Refers to Security Council resolution 2085 (2012), in which Secretary-General was requested to further develop and refine options for a voluntary and a United Nations-funded logistics support package to the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA); reports the plan of logistics support by the United Nations to AFISMA.
    • S/2013/35 (21 January 2013): http://undocs.org/S/2013/35
      Transmits letter dated 17 Jan. 2013 from the President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States regarding the deployment of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA) and the need for logistical support
    • S/RES/2085 (2012): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2085(2012)
      on authorization of the deployment of an African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA) for an initial period of one year
    • S/2012/894 (29 November 2012) - Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali:
      http://undocs.org/S/2012/894
    • S/RES/2071 (2012): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2071(2012)
    • S/RES/2056 (2012): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2056(2012)
    • S/PRST/2012/9 (4 April 2012): http://undocs.org/S/PRST/2012/9
    • S/PRST/2012/7 (26 March 2012): http://undocs.org/S/PRST/2012/7
UN Entities
  • United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA)
    http://unowa.unmissions.org
  • Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel (OSES)
    http://oses.unmissions.org/ 
    The United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) and the Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel (OSES) have merged into a single entity, UNOWAS: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel. The new UNOWAS website will be shortly.


Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

Selected UN Documents
  • UN Member States on the Record: Mali
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/mali.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.

Selected Articles in UN Journals

 

Further Information

Non-UN Sources

 

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