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U.S. Relationship

Traditional wooden Dogon mask, Mali, West Africa
Traditional wooden Dogon mask, Mali, West Africa

U.S.-Mali Relations

The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Mali in 1960, following its independence from France. U.S.-Mali relations have been strong for decades and have been based on shared goals of strengthening democracy and reducing poverty through economic growth. The U.S. is committed to international efforts to help Mali restore peace and stability throughout its territory following the 2012 rebellion in the
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U.S. Assistance to Mali

First and foremost, U.S. assistance to Mali seeks to support the country’s fragile peace and implementation of the June 20, 2015, peace accord. Key U.S. interests in Mali include promoting a stable democracy and improved governance; promoting regional security by combatting terrorists and traffickers who seek to exploit ungoverned spaces in the Sahel; reducing chronic vulnerability by improving social development
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Bilateral Economic Relations

Mali’s economy is growing and some foreign investment has returned in key sectors such as energy, but investment is limited by continuing insecurity in the country. The structural adjustment facility agreements signed between the IMF/World Bank and Mali since 1992 encourage foreign investment. The government’s national strategy to fight poverty as presented to the IMF, World Bank, and other donors
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

Fiscal Transparency Report

The Fiscal Transparency Report analyzes government transparency and identifies needed changes to improve public spending accountability.

The U.S. delivers COVID vaccines to Mali.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since August, 2021 the United States has donated 1,658,460 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Mali. This includes 1,171,260 Pfizer and 487,200 J&J doses. Of the 1,658,460 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

Learn more about our work Delivering Vaccines and on COVID-19 Recovery.

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