Thursday, February 18, 2010

Guinea: UNSC calls for international communitiy support national efforts in SSR

Meeting on the 17th of Feburary in £New York to discuss the situation in Guinea, the UN Security Council called on the international community to support the Guinean authorities, led by Interim President Sékouba Konaté and Prime Minister Doré, “including with regard to comprehensive security and justice sector reform, upon request from the Guinean authorities”.


"The Council took note that the International Contact Group had invited relevant international stakeholders, including the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the Mediator, to consider deploying, as soon as possible and in consultation with the national authorities, a possible joint civil-military mission in Guinea with a view to discussing processes for defence and security sector reform, and contributing to secure conditions for the electoral process".

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