The young refugee shepherd who became first in his class in Mauritania
Member of the women’s network in Bassikounou, Mauritania
Launch by the women’s network of the 16 days of activism in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV).
Market gardening activity (income-generating activities) supported by UNDP.
UNICEF and its partners are running 6 primary schools, one middle school and 10 literacy centres in the Mberra refugee camp and 58 schools in the host communities.
Monitoring and awarness raising mission about contagious livestock diseases in the border areas with Mali.
Back in The Gambia
A centenarian back in Mali
Distribution of non-food items to migrants by the International Organization for Migration in Libya.
Guineans back from Libya participating in a training workshop to raise awareness on the risks of irregular immigration through video messages for the “migrants as messenger” project.
After 4 years in Libya and several failures to reach Europe, Abdoulie asked IOM to help him return home. Thanks to the reintegration assistance, he was able to open a sewing shop in his hometown in The Gambia.
Distribution of travel documents by the International Organization for Migration to migrants in Libya participating in the voluntary return programme.
Master’s student in governance and development in Burkina Faso
President of the National Human Rights Commission in Burkina Faso
Headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission in Ouagadougou.
UN volunteers visit people accused of terrorism in pre-trial detention. Since July 2017, UN Volunteers have provided legal assistance to more than 1,300 detainees in three prisons in Niger.
UN volunteer visits remand prisoner accused of terrorism. Since July 2017, UN Volunteers have provided legal assistance to more than 1,300 detainees in three prisons in Niger.
Students of the master’s degree in anti-corruption at the University of Ouaga II in Burkina Faso supported by UNODC.
Elhadji, 49, is a former migrant smuggler. He is one of 30 beneficiaries who received one hectare of land to be used for an income-generating activity as part of a reintegration project in Agadez in Niger.
During the 2018 elections in Mali, UNDP supported electoral operations, including the distribution of new biometric voter cards to more than 8 million voters.
Sidi is a Malian jeweller who has taken refuge in Niger. UNHCR has created MADE51, a global brand of handcrafted decoration and accessories made by refugees.
Visit of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Felipe González Morales, to the North of Niger.
Police seizure of motorcycles used by migrant smugglers in Agadez in Niger.
IOM assists refugees and host populations in Mauritania, located on the border with Mali, by providing them with alternative livelihoods.
Secretary-General of the United Nations. (UN General Assembly, September 2019)