Ministerial Roundtable for the Central Sahel - 20 October 2020

Ministerial Roundtable for the Central Sahel 

The Government of Denmark, in partnership with the Government of Germany, the European Union and the United Nations, is hosting a high-level humanitarian event on the Central Sahel. The high-level event will feature a ministerial round table that will take place on Tuesday, 20 October 2020, which follows up on a virtual senior officials’ meeting held on 8 September that focused on operational lessons learned and forward-looking plans relating to humanitarian action, development and peace efforts, including special attention to the impact and consequences of COVID-19.

When: Tuesday, 20 October 2020. 14.30-16.30 CEST

Livestream: The event will be livestreamed via UN Web TV for those who wish to listen to the proceedings and are not making statements.

Co-hosted by:

  • H.E. Rasmus Prehn, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark
  • H.E. Heiko Maas, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Germany
  • Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, European Union
  • Mark Lowcock, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

UN Secretary-General António Guterres will also address the opening.



Preparatory documents

Join the conversation online

  • with #SahelNow


Event Date: 
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 14:30 to 16:30
Organiser or Host: 
Denmark,Germany, the European Union and the UN
Livestream UN TV