Through the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), the United Nations is working to prevent conflict and support efforts to consolidate peace and democratic governance in countries emerging from conflict or political crisis. UNOWAS does this primarily by engaging in preventive diplomacy, good offices and political mediation and facilitation efforts.
ECDPM’s Damien Helly has been invited to participate in the meeting of the Technical Secretariat to prepare the meeting of the Ministerial Coordination Platform of Sahel Strategies. The main objectives of this meeting are:
Together with ISS, Dr Helly will present the report on the sectorial mapping of Sahel strategies and initiatives, followed by discussion.
For more information on ECDPM’s work in this area, please visit our topical dossier.