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BBC News Profile - Mali
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.

CIA World Factbook - Mali
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

FAO and Mali
Information on economic and agricultural issues from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It also has a good selection of maps.

Human Development Report on Mali
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.

IAEA - Mali

Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

ITC - Mali
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).

OHCHR - Mali
Country background, treaties, reporting status, calendar of events and publications related to human rights from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).

UNdata Country Profile  - Mali
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.

UNESCO Worldwide - Mali
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States. United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Mali
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.

United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Mali
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.

U.S. Department of Energy - Mali Energy Profile
Country analysis report from the Energy Information Administration on production and consumption of energy resources.

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Mali
This resource provides background information on issues such as the economy, history, politics, and foreign relations. The State Department also provides access to annual reports on human rights and terrorism.
Primature: Portail officiel du government (in French)
Mali government portal

Gouvernement (in French)
Minster directory

Le Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances (in French)
Ministry of Economy and Finance

Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération Internationale (in French)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

L'Assemblée Nationale (in French)
National Assembly

Président de la République du Mali (in French)
President of the Republic of Mali
Find articles & more Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Mali" as the search term.
  • National Intelligence Council (NIC) Declassified Documents
    Database of intelligence reports, National Intelligence Estimates, and other publications produced by the National Intelligence Council or its predecessor organizations, the Office of National Estimates and the Office of Reports and Estimates since 1946.
Crisis Group International Databases and Resources
Crisis Group provides analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation.
  • CrisisWatch Database
    Monthly bulletin of significant situations of conflict or potential conflict around the world.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports CU
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), the research arm of Congress, prepares short reports on topics of interest to members of Congress. Enter "Mali" as the search term.

Declassified Documents Reference System CU
Search this database to find declassified documents related to Mali.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Department of Defense Scientific and Technical Reports Collection provides access to citations to unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports (TR) Database, as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents.

Digital National Security Archive CU
Database of primary declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions

Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
An integrated database containing information on armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and weapons.

Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)

"Public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations."

Human Rights Watch - Mali
News and reports related to human rights.

LexisNexis Academic Country & Region Reports CU
News, country briefings, and country risk guides. Filter by country or choose "Country & Region Reports" from publication type.

SESRIC Statistics Database
Searchable statistical database for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).

UNdata

UNdata provides a single entry point allowing users to search and download numerous statistical resources of the United Nations System.

U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Mali
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Mali.

World dataBank

Contains data from the World Bank, including the World Development Indicators & Global Development Finance, Gender Statistics, Education Statistics, Health Nutrition and Population Statistics, African Development Indicators, Global Economic Monitor, and Millennium Development Goals. Users can select variables (some going as far back as 1960) to create customized tables, charts, maps, and reports.

Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS)
WITS is the National Counterterrorism Center's database of terrorist incidents.
African Development Bank Group - Mali
Projects, strategy papers, and information about Mali and the ADB.

African Union
The main objectives of the AU are "to promote unity and solidarity among African States, to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States, and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."

Delegation of the European Commission to Mal
i (in French only)
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.

Embassy of Mali in Washington, DC

Diplomatic representation of Mali in the United States.

Embassy of the United States in Bamako, Mali
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Mali.

EU Relations with Mali
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Mali.

G-77 at the United Nations

The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Mali), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.

IMF - Mali
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.

IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Mali
IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community.

Islamic Development Bank
"The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB), established to foster the economic development and social progress of its member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah (Islamic Law). There are 56 member countries (including Mali).

New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.

Permanent Mission of Mali to the United Nations
Web site of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.

ReliefWeb - Mali
ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.

SESRIC BASEIND Statistics Database
BASEIND is the Basic Social and Economic Indicators Database from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).

UNHCR

News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Mali from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Mali (in French only)
UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.

United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Mali
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.

USAID - Mali
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
  • USAID - West Africa
    USAID Assistance in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Male, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).
U.S. Department of State - Mali
U.S.-Malian relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • Background Notes - Mali
    Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
World Bank - Mali
World Bank data, projects, and research in Mali.

World Food Programme - Mali
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.

World Trade Organization - Mali
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
UNAIDS - Mali
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

USAID Health: HIV/AIDS - Mali
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS programs in Mali.

WHO - Mali

Information and statistics on the status of public health in Mali from the World Health Organization (WHO).
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ "has a twofold role: to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies." Mali: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Mali.

 

Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:

 

Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources
Mali and econom* Mali and econom*
Mali and histor* Mali and histor*
Mali and politic* Mali and politic*
Mali
(government publications only)
Mali
(government publications only)
The * replaces up to five characters in a word.

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