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Responding to the Expansion of Crises in the Sahel and Strengthening Joint Initiatives – Focus of the 14th Operational Steering Committee Meeting

The members of the Sahel Alliance met in Brussels on 14 May 2024 for their 14th Operational Steering Committee, following an invitation from Ousmane Diagana, Vice-President of the World Bank for West and Central Africa. At the heart of the discussions was the need to better coordinate actions in order…

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Editorial – Décembre 2023

Madame, Monsieur, chers membres, chers partenaires, Je ne peux ouvrir ce dernier éditorial de l’année sans exprimer notre profonde tristesse à l’annonce du décès de Dr Djime Adoum. J’adresse, au nom de l’Alliance Sahel, nos plus sincères condoléances à son épouse, sa famille et à toute la communauté de la…

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Burkina Faso: Two New Spokespersons Represent The Sahel Alliance

Since August 2023, two new spokespersons have been representing the Alliance Sahel in Burkina Faso: H.E. Kristian Kirkegaard Edinger, Ambassador of Denmark, and Mr Jan Henrik Meise, Head of Cooperation at the German Embassy. They replace Gilles Chausse, Director of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in Burkina Faso, who served…

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Tools to facilitate the implementation of the integrated territorial approach

The commitments made at the first General Assembly of the Sahel Alliance on 25 February 2020 commited the need for better coordination of efforts at field level and for geographical coherence of members’ actions. It was recommended to promote a differentiated approach to fragile areas thanks to an integrated territorial…

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6th Extraordinary summit of G5 Sahel Heads of State: the Sahel Alliance reaffirms its determination to work together for the development of the region

At the invitation of H.E. General Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad and current Chairman of the G5 Sahel, the Heads of State of the G5 Sahel member countries met in extraordinary session on 20 February 2023 in N’Djamena. The aim? To examine the current functioning…

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