Since the 2015 Peace Agreement, the international community has supported the Malian government and its security institutions to improve the prospects for peace and stability in the country. However, it did not significantly improve the security situation on the ground, nor lead to the reform of the security sector that was needed.
This roundtable will address what has gone wrong and what could be done differently in the years to come about peace and governance-based approaches to security in Mali.
Moderator: Martin Faye, Journalist, Editor-in-Chief, Studio Tamani, Bamako, Mali
- Kirsi Henriksson, President of DCAF Foundation Council , Deputy Head of Mission at EUCAP Sahel Mali (2014-2016)
- Nicolas Normand, Diplomat, Ambassador of the French Republic in Mali (2002-2006)
- Général de Brigade Mody Berethé, Director "l’Ecole de Maintien de la Paix", Bamako, Mali
- Albert Gerard Koenders, Special Envoy of the World Bank for Fragile States, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (2013–2014).