UN Report of the Assessment Mission on the Impact of the Libyan Crisis on the Sahel Region
This January 2012 UN report from a special Secretary-General appointed mission to the Sahel region assesses the "scope of the threat of the Libyan crisis in the region and the national, regional and wider international capacities to respond to those challenges".
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