Declaration on Mali
Meeting of the SI Council at the United Nations in New York, 11-12 July 2017
The participants at the Council have reiterated their support and commitment to the sovereignty, the unity and the territorial integrity of Mali. They have welcomed the progress achieved in implementing the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali, a result of the Algiers process, under the authority of His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali. They called on all the Malian signatory parties to continue their efforts in order to restore the authority of the State of Mali over the whole of its territory.
The participants have welcomed the adoption of resolution 2359 (2017) of 21 June 2017, regarding G5 Sahel Joint Force (FC-G5S) to fight against terrorism, organised transnational crime and human trafficking. They have appealed to the international community to offer an urgent and concrete support in this respect, and they have insisted on the need to convene without delay the Conference for the planning of contributions from bilateral and multilateral partners of the region, in accordance with the resolution 2359 (2017), in order to ensure the coordination of the efforts of assistance by the donors to the FC-G5S.