Lomé Conference on Political Transitions and the Fight against Terrorism in the Sahel and West Africa

An International Conference in Lomé

to improve the understanding of recent trends and developments in some countries in West Africa and the Sahel, a region plagued by insecurity and terrorism

High Level Participants

to reflect on the ways and means to contain the extension of the terrorist threat and remain mobilized in the face of danger during and after the political transitions in the Sahel and West Africa.

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Conference Key Objectives

Define the ways, means and strategies for consolidating the role of States and the action of regional organizations in the Sahel and West Africa;

Address the security challenges and those related to the fight against terrorism at the State and regional levels;

Support the political transition process while remaining committed to the fight against insecurity and terrorism so as to prevent transition periods from constituting breakthroughs and development of subversive and terrorist activities;

Reflect on the issue and the possibilities of dialogue with rebel groups or violent extremism in the current regional context of the fight against terrorism;

Define appropriate actions that can effectively impact the social life of local populations and communities in order to strengthen their resilience;

Encourage the international community, in particular the technical and financial partners of West African countries and the Sahel region, to provide better support for social policies in the States;

Create a strong alliance of African and international partners around the need to secure the Sahel, West Africa and any other region of the continent facing terrorism and the risk of destabilization;

Adopt a so-called "Lomé Declaration" on political transitions and the fight against terrorism in the Sahel and West Africa.

Organizer

H.E. Mr Faure E. GNASSINGBE
President of the Republic of Togo

Contibutors

Foreign Ministers from across the African continent
Secretary General of the United Nations
Chairman of the African Union Commission
Chairman of the ECOWAS Commission
Chairman of the ECCAS Commission
Current president of G5 Sahel​

Conference Schedule

The final program will be available soon…..

Preparation for the conference

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MANAGING POLITICAL TRANSITIONS AND STRENGTHENING RESILIENCE AGAINST VIOLENT EXTREMISM – CASE OF WEST AFRICA

05 and 06 March 2022, Lomé

This meeting, which took place on 05 and 06 March 2022 in Lomé, aims to offer the opportunity to a Panel of High-Level Experts to work for the purpose of proposing a set of relevant recommendations leading to a draft Declaration on political transitions and the fight against terrorism in the Sahel and West Africa, accompanied by a plan for implementation action.

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