The Council sent a mission to the Lake Chad Basin region (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) from 1 to 7 March 2017. The mission was led jointly by the Permanent Representatives of France, Senegal and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Key messages conveyed by the Governments of the Lake Chad Basin countries were similar. They acknowledged the continued threat by Boko Haram, despite its degraded capability as a result of operations by the Multinational Joint Task Force and their national armies. They stressed that the military efforts had severely drained their meagre resources in the context of a deep financial crisis affecti ng the region. This, in turn, had limited their ability to address the humanitarian, socioeconomic and development needs of the affected populations.
The Security Council visited the Republic of Haiti from 22 to 24 of June on an official mission headed by Bolivia in its capacity as President of the Council for the month of June. The purpose of the visit was to: reaffirm the support of the Security Council to the Government and the people of Haiti for the purpose of contributing to its stability and development; review the implementation of resolution 2350 (2017), with a focus on the conclusion of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and the transition to the new United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH); and identify the necessary measures for the successful implementation of the mandate of MINUJUSTH.