The independent resource on global security

Partner organization: CONASCIPAL

Created in 1999, the Coalition Nationale de la Société Civile pour la Paix et la Lutte contre la Prolifération des Armes Légères, CONASCIPAL (National Coalition of Civil Society for Peace and Fight against the Proliferation of Light Weapons) is an umbrella group of Malian civil society organizations (CSOs). Its members include the founding families of Bamako as well as civic, youth, women, artisan and religious groups.

The aim of CONASCIPAL is to promote peace and security in Mali as essential components of sustainable development. Through the synergy of their actions, CONASCIPAL’s members support the participation and involvement of all relevant actors (including CSOs, the state, local communities and the private sector) in maintaining peace, security and a shared governance structure in Mali.