2007 Mandate

- Supporting national reconciliation and dialogue


- Assisting with security sector reform

- Promoting respect for the rule of law and human rights

- Mainstreaming a gender perspective into peace-building, in line with Security Council resolution 1325

- Promoting the peaceful settlement of disputes

- Helping mobilize international assistance reconstruction efforts

- Facilitating efforts to curb the proliferation of small arms and light weapons

- Enhancing cooperation with the AU, ECOWAS, CPLP, the EU and other partners