U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Archeological Inventory Project Opens in Bamako

On January 6, Ambassador Dennis Hankins and Mali’s Ministry of Culture’s National Directorate of Cultural Patrimony (DNCP) launched a week-long technical training for 35 Malian archeologists and specialized technicians. The training began the first stage of a program that will create the first ever “Inventory of Mali’s Archeological Heritage” and will document location sites for ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy in Mali Supports International Photography Festival “Bamako Encounters”

On November 30, Ambassador Dennis Hankins attended the opening ceremony of Bamako Encounters, an internationally renowned photography festival showcasing exhibitions of contemporary photographers from across Africa and the diaspora. The biennial event creates an opportunity for dialogue between the continent and its diaspora dispersed throughout the world, including the United States. It promotes a shared ... Read More»
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