• OSES address the multi-faceted challenges in the Sahel.
  • shape and mobilize an effective United Nations and international response to the complex crisis of the region, including through the implementation of an integrated strategy for the Sahel.
  • undertake good offices on behalf of the Secretary-General in coordination with all United Nations relevant entities in support of national, regional and international efforts in the Sahel region.
  • mobilises UN entities to work with countries of the region to execute national and regional projects
  • plays an important role in seeking coherence amongst international actors working on the Sahel.