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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

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Latest update : 2013-09-02

Albert Gérard Koenders, Head of the United Nations Mission in Mali (Minusma)

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Mali is one of the most ambitious in the world. It will eventually have over 12,000 Blue Helmets and aims to protect civilians, help the new government and support national dialogue - essentially with the Tuaregs. In the past, many UN peacekeeping missions, especially in Africa, have failed to protect civilians. Albert Gérard Koenders tells France 24 why he believes the Malian mission he is in charge of will be a success.

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