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New government proposes political negotiations on north

Mali’s Prime minister Moussa Mara at the conclusion of a first cabinet meeting in Bamako announced the “prompt” appointing of a chief negotiator for political talks “with all communities on the territorial statute of the northern regions”.

Another novelty regarding the dialogue with the movements of Azawad is the decision to organize the talks “in the national territory” and no longer abroad.

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French forces free five kidnapped Malian aid workers

04/17/2014 18:22 GMT

PARIS, April 17, 2014 (AFP) - French forces have freed five Malian aid workers who were taken hostage in a February kidnapping claimed by one of the country's top jihadist groups, the presidents of France and Mali said Thursday.

"An operation by the French armed forces" freed the five workers -- four Red Cross employees and a veterinarian from another aid organisation -- after "a terrorist group" kidnapped them on February 8 in Mali's restive north, the presidents said in a joint statement.

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Mali : l’équipe du CICR est libre

17-04-2014 Communiqué de presse

Genève / Bamako (CICR) – Les cinq membres de l’équipe du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR), enlevés le 8 février 2014 pendant une mission dans le nord du Mali, ont été libérés aujourd’hui. Deux d’entre eux sont légèrement blessés mais leur vie n’est pas en danger, et tous vont bientôt pouvoir rejoindre leur famille.

Les membres de l’équipe du CICR, qui sont tous des Maliens, ont été libérés au hasard d’une opération militaire menée par les forces françaises dans le nord du pays.

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Messages clefs : Atelier sur l’Accès et l’Espace humanitaire au Mali

La situation sécuritaire, politique et humanitaire qui prévaut actuellement au Nord du Mali et les difficultés opérationnelles liées à la diversité des acteurs qui travaillent sur le même espace - civils et militaires, nationaux et internationaux, ont conduit à l’organisation d’un atelier sur l’accès et l’espace humanitaire.

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EUCAP Sahel Mali: EU support mission for internal security in Mali established

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European Union

The Council today established a civilian mission under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) to support the internal security forces in Mali.

EUCAP Sahel Mali is an additional contribution to the EU's overall support to stability, institutional reform and the full restoration of state authority throughout the country. The mission will support the Malian state to ensure constitutional and democratic order and the conditions for lasting peace as well as to maintain its authority throughout the entire territory.

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EUCAP Sahel Mali: création d'une mission de soutien de l'UE aux forces de sécurité intérieure du Mali

Report
European Union

Luxembourg, le 15 avril 2014 8773/14 (OR. en) PRESSE 221

EUCAP Sahel Mali: création d'une mission de soutien de l'UE aux forces de sécurité intérieure du Mali

Ce jour, le Conseil a créé, au titre de la politique de sécurité et de défense commune (PSDC), une mission civile de soutien aux forces de sécurité intérieure du Mali.

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Mali: un nouveau gouvernement pour relancer la réconciliation nationale

04/12/2014 12:26 GMT
Par Ahamadou CISSE

BAMAKO, 12 avril 2014 (AFP) - Le président malien Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta a nommé les membres du gouvernement dirigé par le nouveau Premier ministre Moussa Mara, une équipe resserrée dont l'une des principales tâches sera la poursuite d'une réconciliation nationale qui n'a guère avancé malgré le retour à l'ordre constitutionnel après une longue crise politico-militaire.

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Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 11 April 2014

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West Africa - Seasonal Monitor - April 2, 2014

Key Messages

Timely start to the rainy season in the Bi-modal zone

  • February to March rainfall estimates in conjunction with medium term forecasts indicate that the onset of the long season rains (March to July) began in the Bi-modal zone of West Africa in mid-March, as would be expected in a typical year.

  • Current climatic conditions are favorable for a normal start of agricultural activities in April in the Bi-modal zone.

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Mali Bulletin humanitaire, mars 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 1,5 million de personnes sont touchées par l’insécurité alimentaire sévère.

  • Environ 172 000 élèves sont inscrits dans les écoles du nord pour l’année scolaire 2013/2014.

  • Une enquête conduite auprès d’environ 4 000 personnes à Tombouctou montre que 78 pour cent d’entre elles restent affectées psychologiquement par le conflit.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Mali March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 1.5 million people are affected by severe food insecurity.

  • Approximately 172,000 pupils enrolled in the north during the 2013/2014 school year.

  • A survey of almost 4,000 people in Timbuktu indicated that 78 per cent are still psychologically affected by the conflict.

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Canada Resumes Direct Bilateral Assistance to the Republic of Mali

Canada supports Mali's development efforts to improve living conditions and reinforce democracy as well as security

10 April, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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Mali's new premier to focus on security, reconciliation

04/09/2014 15:08 GMT

BAMAKO, April 9, 2014 (AFP) - Mali's new prime minister said on Wednesday he was forming a government which would prioritise security and reconciliation as the deeply-divided nation recovers from months of ruinous conflict.

Former planning minister Moussa Mara, 39, was promoted to the premiership on Saturday after Mali's first post-war prime minister Oumar Tatam Ly quit just six months into office.

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$5.3 million to Right To Play for Sport for Development

The Government of Canada is committed to sport and play as powerful tools to achieving health, education and conflict-resolution goals in developing countries.

To mark the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Canada announced today $5.3 million to Right To Play for the Advancing Health, Education and Development for Children and Youth (AHEAD) project in West and Francophone Africa.

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Les activités du CIRC au Mali en 2013 - Faits et chiffres

08-04-2014 Faits et chiffres

L’année 2013 a été marquée par une nette croissance des activités du CICR au Mali; conséquence de l’augmentation des besoins des populations affectées par le conflit.

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Mali: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of March 2014)

The figures of people in need of immediate food assistance has increased from 812,000 in December 2013 to 1.5 million people in March 2014 according to the findings of the Cadre Harmonisé.
If an adequate food assistance is not provided to these people their figure will reach 1.9 million in June according to the same source.

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Peace and Security Council 426th meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7 April 2014

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African Union

PRESS STATEMENT

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 426th meeting held on 7 April 2014, was briefed by the Commissioner for Political Affairs of the AU on the human rights situation in Mali, during the period of the occupation of the three northern regions of Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal of the country by armed separatists in January 2012.

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Mali's new premier in talks to form government

04/06/2014 22:33 GMT

by Serge Daniel

BAMAKO, April 6, 2014 (AFP) - Mali's new prime minister was in talks on Sunday to appoint a government to lead the west African nation's post-war recovery after the surprise resignation of his predecessor and the entire cabinet.

Former planning minister Moussa Mara, 39, was promoted to the premiership on Saturday after Mali's first post-war prime minister Oumar Tatam Ly quit just six months into office, a statement from the presidency said.

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Démission du gouvernement, nomination d'un nouveau Premier ministre (officiel)

04/06/2014 07:24 GMT

BAMAKO, 6 avril 2014 (AFP) - Le Premier ministre malien Oumar Tatam Ly a présenté la démission de son gouvernement et a été remplacé par le ministre de l'Urbanisme et de la Politique de la ville, Moussa Mara, a-t-on appris de source officielle à Bamako dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche.

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