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National Forum of Traditional Authorities and Women’s Associations on their role in the consolidation of peace in Mali


This 3-day national forum initiated a process of reflection on the capacity of traditional authorities, religious leaders and associations of women to contribute to peacebuilding in Mali.

The forum brought together around 110 participants, including government representatives and academics. The 3 days of presentations addressed the following topics:

SIPRI and CONASCIPAL launch the new Mali civil society and peacebuilding project


This seminar constituted a formal launch of the project in Mali as well as a networking occasion for civil society organizations involved in the project.

In addition to launching the project, the purpose of the seminar was to provide a comprehensive analysis of the political and security situation in Mali and to have feedback on this analysis from Malian civil society organization representatives, policy-makers and academics. The seminar had around 50 participants and was followed by a press conference.