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Mali entering new era of opportunity with women central to recovery: UN relief official

New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Mali is entering a new era of opportunity, but while significant progress has been made, the international community 'must not take its foot off the accelerator,' a senior UN relief official said on Tuesday, returning from a three-day visit to the country.

Peace process in Mali 'back on track' but vigilance necessary: UN envoy

New York, Oct 7 (IBNS): The road towards peace and the implementation of an accord to end instability and violence in Mali is full of obstacles, the United Nations envoy for the country on Tuesday told the Security Council, noting that these difficulties have been encountered sooner than he had expected.

UN official urges Malian parties to adhere to peace accord

New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Noting the progress that has been made to date to secure stability in Mali, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General on Thursday urged all parties to adhere to the peace accord signed earlier this year, while also stressing the need to address development challenges.

Mali: UN mission condemns violations of ceasefire in Kidal region

New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): Fighting erupted over the weekend in northern Mali's Kidal region between armed groups, breaking the ceasefire and prompting the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the country, known as MINUSMA, to issue a firm condemnation.

Mali: UN official urges support for relief efforts amid ongoing crisis

New York, Aug 15 (IBNS): Food insecurity in Mali will only grow if national parties fail to commit to peace and stability in the country, the United Nations relief official dealing with Africa’s Sahel region warned on Friday as he urged the international community to remain engaged with the country’s urgent humanitarian needs.

Mali: UN alarmed at release of human rights abusers

New York, Aug 12 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights office expressed deep concern over the reported release of detainees in Mali suspected of involvement in, or formally charged with, serious abuses, including war crimes, terrorist acts and gross human rights violations.

Mali: UN strongly condemns ‘despicable’ attack in Mopti region

New York, Aug 8 (IBNS): The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali has strongly condemned the attack that took place on Friday in the town of Sevaré, in the Mopti region, and led to the death of at least one person.

Mali: UN welcomes announcement by armed groups of withdrawal from eastern town

New York, June 20 (IBNS) The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has welcomed the announcement made last night by the armed groups of the so-called "Platform" to withdraw from the town of Menaka, in accordance with the arrangements for a cessation of hostilities.

Mali: UN Mission condemns attack that wounded 8 peacekeepers

New York, Jan 6 (IBNS) The United Nations stabilization mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned the attack that wounded eight peacekeepers – three seriously – on Sunday, in the Gao region.

Mali: Ban voices 'outrage' as UN peacekeeper killed in second deadly attack this month

New York, Oct 9 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced outrage on Wednesday at a fatal attack against United Nations peacekeepers in Mali the second in less than a week – that left one “blue helmet” dead and wounded another, while the UN peacekeeping chief urged Malian parties to make a "credible effort" to reach a peace accord.

Ban 'outraged' by deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

New York, Oct 4 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed shock and outrage at the killing of nine peacekeepers in an attack in Mali and issued a warning that all hostilities waged against UN “blue helmets” constitute a serious violation of international law.

Mali: Security Council, Ban condemn attack that killed five UN peacekeepers

New York, Sept 20 (IBNS) The Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned in the strongest terms on Thursday ’s attack by an explosive device on a road in Mali, in which five Chadian peacekeepers were killed and three other peacekeepers were severely injured.

Mali: UN heads north to push for ceasefire

New York, May 24 (IBNS): Deadly clashes between Tuareg rebels and Government forces in northern Mali have sent a "small but growing" number of terrified civilians fleeing southward and into neighbouring countries, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday, while senior UN and African Union officials are in Kidal to push for a ceasefire.

Mali: Ban urges immediate end to fighting in Kidal

New York, May 22 (IBNS): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday voiced his deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating situation in the northern Malian town of Kidal, where the United Nations says renewed violence threatens to once again destabilize the country.

Mali: UN seeks continued support for peace and stability

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): Calling for continued cooperation with regional organizations to support Mali's steady efforts towards peace and stability through inclusive talks, a senior United Nations official on Wednesday told the UN Security Council that despite progress, the security situation in the country's restive north remains "very fragile" with increased activity by terrorist groups.