Mali
Mali

With journalists, former prisoners, students, and teachers, we strive to build positive youth leadership, good governance, social cohesion, and sustainable development in Mali.

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In 2012, Mali plunged into war after the secession of the Northern regions and the multiplication of violent extremist groups. Mali is in a state of crisis, facing refugee migrations, food insecurity, and violence perpetrated by militias. With journalists, former prisoners, students, and teachers, we build positive youth leadership, good governance, social cohesion, and sustainable development.

World rankings

#1 is most peaceful, equal, and democratic

Peace
#131
out of 163 countries
Gender Equality
#137
out of 145 countries
Democracy
#88
out of 167 countries

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Latest projects

Youth Talk – Youth Voices for Change

Mali, South Sudan, and the Central African Republic have recently signed peace agreements. However, the negotiations were mainly limited to adult elites. Although they make up the demographic majority, young people in these three countries lack the means to express themselves and participate in the decisions that affect their lives. Yet they have incredible power […]

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Fostering resilience and social cohesion in the Sahel

Cross-border areas between Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso face complex security problems and high economic and social vulnerabilities. This shared transhumance area, affected by climate change, runs out of resources, further exacerbating existing tensions within agro-pastoral communities. Populations, therefore, face increasing food and nutrition insecurity amid weakening governance and conflict management systems…

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