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United Nations Strategy for Development in the Sahel Video

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  1. 1. THRIVING SAHEL: A LAND OF PROMISE AND OPPORTUNITIES
  2. 2. The Sahel is blessed with abundant human, cultural and natural resources that offer tremendous potential for rapid growth
  3. 3. POPULATION AND URBANIZATION ABUNDANT NATURAL RESOURCES YOUTHFUL POPULATION SUITABLE TOPOGRAPHY FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT WATER AND ACQUATIC LIFE SOCIO-CULTURAL COHESION MACROECONOMIC CONDITIONS CULTURE AND TOURISM ENERGY POTENTIALS A LAND OF OPPORTUNITIES
  4. 4. HOPE The people of the Sahel are resilient, optimistic and poised to transform their lives, livelihoods and environment for a better future
  5. 5. SUPPORT To realize the dream of a more peaceful and prosperous Sahel, the United Nations and partners are accompanying the Sahelian peoples and their governments through the implementation of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS) and its Support Plan (UNSP)
  6. 6. Pillar One: Governance Pillar Two: Resilience Pillar Three: Peace and Security UNISS is being implemented since 2013 across three strategic pillars
  7. 7. GOVERNANCE Consolidating peace, strengthening social cohesion and building strong institutions
  8. 8. SUPPORT TO ELECTORAL PROCESS THROUGH VOTER REGISTRATION
  9. 9. PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM THROUGH SPORTS AND EDUCATION Supporting Sporting activities among young people also strengthens societal cohesion and the spirit of living together
  10. 10. USING ART TO OVERCOME TRAUMA Early childhood development strengthens children’s ability to overcome conflict shocks and stresses and sustain their development opportunities
  11. 11. INSTILLING HOPE THROUGH CHILD- FRIENDLY SPACES AND SERVICES Having lost family and friends and displaced by conflict, a safe environment for children and education offers hope for a better future for the Sahel
  12. 12. BUILDING PEACE, ONE BLOCK AT A TIME Working and learning with residents and community members displaced by conflict, Fatimatou promotes integration through training in building construction
  13. 13. Mobilizing communities for vegetable gardening to promote healthy living and nutrition in the face of crisis COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & LOCAL GOVERNANCE
  14. 14. EQUIPING YOUTH WITH VOCATIONAL SKILLS FOR JOB CREATION, INTEGRATION AND PEACEBUILDING
  15. 15. RESILIENCE Making basic social services accessible. Building resilience to withstand climate and disaster related shocks and stresses
  16. 16. Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment for a Thriving Sahel
  17. 17. YOUTH ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
  18. 18. Supporting income generating activities for families
  19. 19. ACCESS TO SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE Enabling host and refugee populations to reduce the risk of conflict through access to social infrastructure and services such as water
  20. 20. CISTERN BUILDING FOR WATER ACCESS BUILDING ONE MILLION CISTERNS for Vulnerable communities equally boosts women’s climate resilient agricultural activities in Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Niger, Burkina Burkina Faso and Chad
  21. 21. BUILDING CLIMATE RESILIENT WASH SERVICES Mitigating the impact of water scarcity in IDP camps
  22. 22. Construction of water retention ponds for gardening and vegetable production
  23. 23. IMPROVING WATER ACCESS FOR PASTORALISTS AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
  24. 24. Engaging communities through innovative land regeneration activities contributes to Greening of the Sahel FIGHTING DESERTIFICATION THROUGH LAND REGENERATION
  25. 25. Inclusive community participation for natural construction techniques of flood protection dikes, diversion weirs through stone lines and soil bunds.
  26. 26. TOGETHER FOR RESILIENT NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS Returnees from displacement women associations produce their own food
  27. 27. A THRIVING SAHEL Despite the climatic setbacks, the Land is rich, and its people are ready to work to rebuild their livelihoods, reduce food insecurity, poverty and vulnerabilities.
  28. 28. Enhancing food and nutrition security through increased food production
  29. 29. HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING Motorcycle ambulances helping pregnant women to deliver their babies safely in clinics
  30. 30. PEACE & SECURITY Multiple factors have created a breeding ground for violent extremism and criminality in the Sahel
  31. 31. A PEACEFUL AND PROSPEROUS SAHEL IS POSSIBLE • peaceful cohesion & co-existence • de-radicalization, dis-engagement & re- integration • re-building of Social Contract
  32. 32. PREVENTING RADICALIZATION IN PRISONS, ENSURING ACCESS TO JUSTICE, RESTORING CONFIDENCE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM “Our intervention has helped accelerate the review rate of cases of pre-trial detention of terrorist suspects”
  33. 33. BUILDING PEACE, ONE BLOCK AT A TIME Rehabilitation of mosques and cultural heritage reconnecting communities with their collective memory, heritage and values A symbol of Renewed Hope Rehabilitation of mosques and cultural heritage reconnects communities with their collective memory, heritage and values
  34. 34. EMPOWERING WOMEN AND YOUTH FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE SAHEL We are committed to highlighting and supporting women operating in Defense and Security structures
  35. 35. "I urge you to follow the example of pioneering women, not to give up in the face of the many security challenges facing our States”
  36. 36. SUPPORTING WOMEN NETWORKS WORKING FOR PEACE Training of trainers on human rights, protection issues and on finding ways to reduce radicalization of youth to violent extremism
  37. 37. PROMOTING EDUCATION AS A TOOL TO PREVENT CRIME AND CORRUPTION Introducing anti-corruption curricula in higher education helps build the capacities of future professionals in the fight against corruption
  38. 38. PROMOTING CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION FOR PEACE, STABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT
  39. 39. BORDER MANAGEMENT FOR SOCIAL COHESION Establishment of a vaccination park for cattle helped to ease tensions between host communities and refugees
  40. 40. MANAGING UNEXPECTED CROSS-BORDER FLOWS, GUARANTEEING BORDER SECURITY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
  41. 41. PROTECTING VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE RIGHTS OF SMUGGLED MIGRANTS FOR SAFER MIGRATION
  42. 42. WORKING WITH COMMUNITIES AND GOVERNMENTS TO ENSURE SECURITY AND MOBILITY FOR IDPS
  43. 43. www.unis-sahel.org

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