The BIC welcomes the signing of a peace deal between the Sudanese Government and the Sudan Revolutionary Front rebel group coalition.
The BIC's Political Analyst Ben Lowings said:
The BIC is aware of the ongoing situation in Mali and has taken notice of President Keïta's resignation. We urge all parties to restrain avoid all violence, and focus on ensuring stability and the implementation of a plan towards an accountable democratic process.
On 16 July 2020, the Brussels International Center held an online event on new approaches to security and governance in the Sahel. In partnership with the Centro Studi Internazionali (Ce.S.I), the event brought together a diverse panel of international and local experts to discuss solutions to persistent challenges in the Sahelian region, focusing especially on the emergency situations in Mali and Niger.