- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr Mariam D. Maïga is the Executive Director for CONASCIPAL (La Coalition Nationale de la Société Civile pour la Paix et la Lutte contre la Prolifération des Armes Légères, National Coalition of Civil Society for Peace and Fight against the Proliferation of Light Weapons).
CONASCIPAL is an umbrella group of Malian civil society organizations. Its members include the founding families of Bamako as well as civic, youth, women, artisan and religious groups.