Workshops on Lessons Learned and the Cantonment : Mali and the international community enable the path to dialogue
Two workshops on Reflection will be held on the 13th of February in Bamako, with the aim of relaunching political dialogue in Mali. The Government and Malian armed groups, accompanied by the international community, and social and civil experts will meet to tackle diverse topics.
These worksops also respond to the demands of members of the Security Council and with the goal to prepare an inclusive political dialogue with clear dates stipulated as soon as possible.
The first workshop will focus on lessons learned from past peace agreements and will enable insight into the pitfalls to steer clear of whilst preparing for future negotiations.
The opening ceremony for the first workshop will take place tomorrow at the International Conference Centre of Bamako (CICB) and will be presided by his excellency Mr. Tatam Ly, Prime Minister of Mali.
The parties will join upon invitation by Special representative of the Secretary General and President of the Monitoring Committee, Mr. Albert Gerard Keonders.