The Sahel Alliance and the G5 Sahel have formed a solid partnership, with regular contacts with both the rotating G5 Presidency and the G5 Sahel Executive Secretariat. On July 11, on the sidelines of the Sahel Alliance General Assembly in Nouakchott, representatives of the G5 Sahel Executive Secretariat and Alliance members met to discuss the G5 Sahel’s new strategic and programmatic framework. The focus was on support for the G5 Sahel’s development objectives.