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West and Central Africa Inter Sector Group Summary of discussions - Readout from STAIT mission to Mali

1. Introduction

Following a discussion with the IASC Emergency Directors Group (EDG) and the Humanitarian Coordinator for Mali, the Senior Transformative Agenda Implementation Team (STAIT) carried out a mission1 to Mali from 13 to 20 February 2017.

In Mali, the 7-member team focused on:

 Assessing working relationships between the HCT, the inter-cluster coordination (ICC), the clusters as well as sub-regional coordination;

 Identifying challenges and support the development of an HCT Action Plan with a focus on leadership, coordination, gender mainstreaming, protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and accountability to affected populations (AAP);

 At the request of the Humanitarian Coordinator and considering the integrated nature of the United Nations mission in Mali, address issues related to access, the centrality of protection, and the humanitarian/development nexus. 

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
01 Mar 2017
Document type: 
Meeting Minutes
Location(s): 
Mali
Theme(s): 
Inter-Cluster Coordination
Coordination hub(s): 
Bureau Régional pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre