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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Mali

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Five things you need to know about Mali (5 July 2018):
http://www.unocha.org/story/five-things-you-need-know-about-mali

Five things you need to know about the Sahel (28 June 2018):
http://www.unocha.org/story/five-things-you-need-know-about-sahel

 

Joint Declaration by the African Union, the United Nations, the Economic Community of West African States, and the European Union on the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali from the Algiers Process (7 March 2017):
https://un4.me/2mlNrQo

 

Security Council
  • Resolutions and other documents:
    • S/2018/649 (29 June 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel: http://undocs.org/S/2018/649 
      Covers the period from 1 Jan. to 30 June 2018.
    • S/RES/2423 (2018): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2423(2018) 
      on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2019
    • S/2018/632 (25 June 2018): Letter dated 25 June 2018 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/632
      Transmits letter dated 18 June 2018 from the Chair of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict established by Security Council resolution 1612 (2005), based on the Working Group's conclusions on children and armed conflict in Mali, adopted on 4 May 2018 (S/AC.51/2018/1/Rev.1).
    • S/2018/541 (6 June 2018): Situation in Mali: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/541 
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2364 (2017); contains updates with regard to major developments since the previous report (S/2018/273). "Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 22 May 2018": p. 19-20. Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.24: MINUSMA deployment June 2018 (June 2018).
    • S/2018/432 (8 May 2018): Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/432 
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2391 (2017).
    • S/AC.51/2018/1 (4 May 2018): Conclusions on children and armed conflict in Mali: Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2018/1 and http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2018/1/Rev.1
    • S/2018/273 (29 March 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2018/273 
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2364 (2017). Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 15 March 2018: p. 18-19. ncludes UN map no. 4506 rev.23: MINUSMA deployment March 2018 (Mar. 2018).
    • S/2018/136 (21 February 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2018/136 
      Prepared pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005) and subsequent resolutions; covers the period since the previous report (S/2014/267), from 1 Jan. 2014-30 June 2017.
    • S/2018/57 (23 January 2018): Letter dated 19 January 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/57 
      Informs on the establishment and transmits terms of reference of the International Commission of Inquiry to investigate allegations of abuses and serious violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law, including allegations of conflict-related sexual violence, committed in the territory of Mali from 1 Jan. 2012.
    • S/2017/1126 (29 December 2017): Letter dated 28 December 2017 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1126 
      Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2017.
    • S/2017/1105 (26 December 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1105 
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2364 (2017). Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 13 Dec. 2017": p. 17-18. Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.21: MINUSMA deployment December 2017 (Dec. 2017).
    • S/2017/1104 (26 December 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1104 
      Covers the period from 1 Jan. to 31 Dec. 2017; also provides an update on the situation in the Lake Chad basin, pursuant to Security Council resolution 2349 (2017).
    • S/2017/1047 (14 December 2017): Letter dated 12 December 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1047 
      Refers to Security Council resolution 2374 (2017) concerning the establishment of a Panel of Experts on Mali; provides the names of the experts appointed to serve on the Panel for an initial period of 13 months.
    • S/RES/2391 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2391(2017) 
      on providing operational and logistical support through the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) to the Group of Five for the Sahel Joint Force
    • S/2017/871 (17 October 2017): Letter dated 16 October 2017 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2017/871
      Informs that members of the Security Council have decided to send a mission to the Sahel region from 19-22 Oct. 2017; includes the terms of reference of the mission.
    • S/2017/869 (16 October 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel: http://undocs.org/S/2017/869
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2359 (2017).
    • S/2017/838 (5 October 2017): Letter dated 4 October 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/838
      Transmits note verbale dated 29 Sept. 2017 from France transmitting report on actions taken by French forces in support of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA); covers the period 1 June-1 Sept. 2017.
    • S/2017/811 (28 September 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2017/811
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2364 (2017). Annexes (p. 18-29): 1. Benchmarks for monitoring the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali -- 2. Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 31 Aug. 2017. Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.20.1: MINUSMA deployment September 2017 (Sept. 2017).
    • S/RES/2374 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2374(2017)(2017)
      on sanctions against individuals and entities threatening the peace and reconciliation in Mali
    • S/2017/626 (21 July 2017): Letter dated 18 July 2017 from the Permanent Representatives of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Uruguay to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2017/626
      Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Expert Group on Women, Peace and Security on Mali, held on 4 May 2017.
    • S/RES/2364 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2364(2017)
      on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2018
    • S/RES/2359 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2359(2017) 
      on deployment of the Group of Five for the Sahel Joint Force (FC-G5S)
    • S/2017/478 (6 June 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2017/478
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2295 (2016); reports on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and the efforts of MINUSMA to support it. Annexes (p. 17-27): 1. Benchmarks for monitoring the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali -- 2. Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 20 May 2017.
      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.19: MINUSMA deployment June 2017 (June 2017).
    • S/2017/285 (5 April 2017): Letter dated 5 April 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/285
      Transmits note verbale dated 27 Mar. 2017 from France transmitting report on actions taken by French forces in support of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA); covers the period 1 Dec. 2016-1 Mar. 2017.
    • S/2017/271 (30 March 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2017/271
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2295 (2016); reports on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and the efforts of MINUSMA to support it. "Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 15 March 2017": p. 19-20. Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.18: MINUSMA deployment March 2017 (Mar. 2017).
    • S/2016/1137 (30 December 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1137
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2295 (2016); reports on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and the efforts of MINUSMA to support it.
      Annexes (p. 19-28): 1. Benchmarks for monitoring the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali -- 2. Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 20 December 2016.
      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.16: MINUSMA deployment December 2016 (Dec. 2016)
    • S/2016/1103 (27 December 2016): Letter dated 22 December 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1103
      Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security on Mali, held on 14 Sept. 2016.
    • S/2016/1072 (19 December 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1072
      Covers the period from 30 July-31 Dec. 2016; also reports on progress made in the implementation of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel.
    • A/71/606-S/2016/893 (8 November 2016): Identical letters dated 21 October 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Mali to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/A/71/606
      Transmits note dated 18 Oct. 2016 on the establishment of the administrative authorities responsible for the communes, cercles and regions of northern Mali during the interim period, as part of the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali emanating from the Algiers process.
    • S/2016/819 (29 September 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali: http://undocs.org/S/2016/819
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2295 (2016); reports on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and the efforts of MINUSMA to support it. "
      Annex: Military and police strength of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali as at 31 Aug. 2016": p. 19-22.

      Includes UN map no. 4506 rev.15: MINUSMA deployment as at 15 Sept. 2016 (Sept. 2016).
    • S/2016/813 (29 September 2016): Letter dated 27 September 2016 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/813
      Transmits note verbale dated 15 Sept. 2016 from France, conveying the 13th report on the implementation of the mandate of the French forces in Mali pursuant to Security Council resolution 2295 (2016).
    • S/2016/682 (8 August 2016): Letter dated 29 July 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2016/682
      Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security on the situation of women, peace and security in Mali, held on 29 Feb. 2016.
    • 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/2016/566 (23 June 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel: http://undocs.org/S/2016/566
      Covers the period from 1 Jan. to 30 June 2016.
    • 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


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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