FROM THE FIELD: ‘Hope’ on the horizon as UN Peacekeepers push deep into Mali

8 January 2019
Peace and Security
UN peacekeepers in Mali have given what villagers in a remote part of the West African country have called a “real glimmer of hope.”

UN peacekeepers from Senegal provide medical services to villagers in a remote part of central Mali. (December 2018)
Senegalese troops from the UN mission, MINUSMA, patrolled southeast of Mali’s central Mopti region to create what the force commander called a “protective presence” and to provide medical consultations. MINUSMA’s civilian peacekeepers offered guidance on human rights and other issues.

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