MUST READ: UNAMID and the Security Council: Evidence for Policy
Check Alex de Waal’s MAKING SENSE OF DARFUR post, “UNAMID and the Secuirty Council: Evidence for Policy”.
The key purpose of Adada’s presentation, as I understand it, was to bring the best analysis from the field in Darfur to the Security Council, and ‘speak with authority on the situation on the ground.’ His intention was to anchor international policy in evidence for the current situation on the ground. The Security Council needed to hear this. Monday’s session was a dose of reality and helps clarify possible ways ahead.