U.S. Embassy Upholds the Spirit of Ramadan

 No: 2023 – 03 EN      Bamako, Mali, March 21, 2023 In the spirit of community and solidarity during the Holy Month of Ramadan, U.S. Ambassador Rachna Korhonen visited two women’s associations as her first official events as Ambassador. The visits gave her the opportunity to meet with civil society organizations that provide vital services ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Rachna Korhonen Presents Her Credentials

 No: 2023 – 02 EN   Bamako, Mali, March 17, 2023 BAMAKO, March 17: The Honorable Rachna Korhonen, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Mali, presented her credentials to His Excellency the President of the Transition, Assimi Goita, on March 16, 2023 at the Kolouba Presidential Palace in Bamako. Ambassador Korhonen ... Read More»

Return to Mali of Pillaged and Illegally-Trafficked Antiquities

United States Embassy in Mali Press Statement  No: 13-EN     Bamako, Mali, December 7, 2021 U.S. Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins joined transition Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga in welcoming back to Mali a shipment of over 900 Malian antiquities seized by U.S. Customs authorities and returned to Mali.  This return of pillaged and illicitly trafficked ... Read More»

Ambassador Hankins Joins Minister of Youth and Sport for Closing of U.S-Funded Kati Girls’ Soccer Tournament

United States Embassy in Mali Press Statement  No: 6-EN   Bamako, Mali, April 8, 2021  U.S. Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins delivered the opening kick of the championship game of the Kati Girls’ Soccer Tournament, the only girls’ inter-school soccer tournament in Mali.  Aiming to build confidence, discipline, and leadership among girls and empower them to participate ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Welcomes Fulbright Alumni Back to Mali, Launches Anniversary Celebration

United States Embassy in Mali Press Statement Bamako, Mali, February 17, 2021 U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins presented certificates to the eight most recent Fulbright Educational Exchange alumni during a ceremony on February 17.  Ambassador Hankins recognized the achievements of Ms. Assanatou Mahamadou, Dr. Kahirou Diakité, Dr. Amadou Hamadoun Dicko, Dr. Mamadou Seriba Doumbia, Mr. Mohamed ... Read More»

Statement by Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins

Storming of the United States Capitol January 8, 2021 The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris. They will be sworn into office and a peaceful transfer of power will occur on January 20, 2021. ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Hosts Speaker Program with Bamako’s Commune III Mayor to Promote Women Running for Public Office

March 11, 2020 – In the context of Women’s History Month, Mali’s upcoming legislative elections and International Women’s Day, the American Center at the U.S. Embassy in Bamako hosted guest speaker Bamako’s Commune 3 Mayor, Mrs. Djiré Mariam Diallo to meet with women to discuss how to become more viable candidates for elected office, and ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins Visits Kayes Region

The U.S. Ambassador to Mali Dennis B. Hankins visited Kayes Region from December 3-5.  The Ambassador met with Kayes regional and local government authorities, development representatives, and civil society leaders.  He held meetings with U.S. supported programs to improve access to justice, education, youth participation, and to build social cohesion and community resilience in the ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Thanks Malian Staff on Global Recognition Day for Local Employees

Bamako – November 20, in celebration of the Department of State’s Global Recognition Day for Local Employees, the American employees at the U.S. Embassy in Bamako held a party to honor and thank the more than 300 Malian employees at the U.S. Embassy and USAID Mission in Mali.  On behalf of the United States Government ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Dennis B. Hankins Presents Credentials to President Keïta

 BAMAKO, March 15:  Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Mali Dennis B. Hankins presented his credentials to His Excellency President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta on March 15, 2019.  Ambassador Hankins was nominated by President Trump on August 16, 2018 and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 2, 2019. “I ... Read More»

Paul A. Folmsbee U.S. Ambassador to Mali Term of Appointment: 05/2015 to present

Paul A. Folmsbee of Sarasota, Florida was nominated to be Ambassador to the Republic of Mali by President Barack Obama on September 18, 2014 and confirmed by the United States Senate on May 23, 2015. Prior to his appointment as Ambassador he served as Executive Director, Bureau of African Affairs in the Department of State. ... Read More»
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