PDAS Jackson Defines U.S. Goals for Mali

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Jackson was the featured speaker at a press round table to discuss U.S./Mali relations and current challenges in the country. A dozen leading media outlets attended the roundtable. PDAS Jackson used this opportunity to reiterate the United States’ commitment to assisting the Government of Mali to promote democratic institutions, to develop a responsive government, to further protect human rights, to enhance regional security, and to advance social development by increasing economic growth and improving health to foster sustainable livelihoods.