Posted by: APO | 29 June 2017

‘Disproportionate emphasis’ on security would undercut sustaining peace in Sahel – UN deputy chief

The United Nations deputy chief today stressed the need to “avoid a disproportionate emphasis on security” when carrying out a strategy to help Africa’s Sahel region achieve sustained peace and development. “Given the trans-border and multidimensional nature of instability in the Sahel region, there can be no purely military solution,” [said](https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/dsg/statement/2017-06-28/deputy-secretary-generals-remarks-joint-ecosoc-pbc-meeting)… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/disproportionate-emphasis-on-security-would-undercut-sustaining-peace-in-sahel–un-deputy-chief?lang=en


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