During the meeting, the Permanent Observer explained ECOWAS’ role in supporting the particular undergoing political transition in Mali. He underscored ECOWAS’ commitment to implementing the Agreement for Peacefulness in Reconciliation in Mali to ensure a lasting peace. Members of the Committee recommended the efforts and strong 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 quality 2374 (2017). Additionally they stressed the importance of the Serenity Agreement in Mali for the country’s stability. On 14 Dec 2022, the Security Council Panel established pursuant to quality 2374 (2017) concerning Mali held informal consultations using the Permanent Observer of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to the United Nations, Ambassador Mahama Kappiah.