During the meeting, the particular Permanent Observer explained ECOWAS’ role in supporting the undergoing political transition in Mali. He underscored ECOWAS’ commitment to implementing the Agreement for Serenity in Reconciliation in Mali to ensure a lasting peace. Members of the Committee recommended the efforts and solid leadership of ECOWAS in promoting the return of Mali to constitutional order. They expressed their understanding for the opportunity to discuss with ECOWAS the implementation of the sanctions measures established through resolution 2374 (2017). Additionally they stressed the importance of the Peacefulness Agreement in Mali for the country’s stability. On 14 Dec 2022, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali held informal consultations with all the Permanent Observer of the Financial Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) to the United Nations, Ambassador Mahama Kappiah.