U.S. Offers Two UROVESA VAMTAC Armored Personnel Carriers to Mali

Press Statement  No: BAM2022-007         Bamako – November 29, 2022 – Deputy Chief of Mission Richard Nicholson presented to the Special Intervention Group of the National Gendarmerie (GSIGN), two (2) UROVESA VAMTAC Armored Personnel Carriers and five (5) pallets of multiple spare parts offered by the U.S. Antiterrorism Assistance Program (ATA), which provides U.S. government antiterrorism ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Continues Support to GSIGN with Equipment Donation

Delivering on the U.S. pledge to assist Mali in creating a self-sustaining crisis response team within the Gendarmerie, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins presented this specialized unit with an equipment donation valued at more than 3 million US dollars at a ceremony held August 16 in Bamako.  The equipment was supplied by the Department of Justice, ... Read More»

United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Mali

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali, announces the donation by the United States Government of 151,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine as part of the U.S. government’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide at least 25 million doses to Africa.  The U.S. government coordinated closely with the African ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy donates more COVID-19 supplies to Malian Minister of Health

As the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to work with our Malian partners in that effort.  Ambassador Hankins joined the Minister of Health and Social Development, Dr. Fanta Siby, to donate supplies from the American people to the Malian people. COVID-19 test kits test kits will detect Malians who are infected and ... Read More»

U.S. Army and the G5-Sahel Joint Force Volunteer for the Community of Badalabougou

Bamako – The United States Embassy’s Army Civil Military Support Element (CMSE) and the G5 Sahel Joint Force (G5S-JF) Civil Military Cooperation Unit visited the residents of the Badalabougou neighborhood of Bamako on February 27.  The G5S-JF civil military cooperation unit included soldiers from Mali, Mauritania, Chad, and Niger. In partnership with community leaders,   they provided ... Read More»

U.S. Donates Equipment to Mali’s National Broadcaster to Improve English Language Programs ORTM

U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins visited Mali’s State run Television and radio ORTM on December 11 to meet with the Director General, view the television and radio studios, and for a handover ceremony of broadcasting equipment that will be used to expand English language instruction for their weekly program “English Time” and Anglophone news coverage.  The ... Read More»

U.S. Department of Defense Offers HIV / AIDS Prevention Materials to Malian Army

August 16, 2019 – The Defense Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Mali, Lieutenant-Colonel Edwin Germosen, attended an official donation ceremony to present medical equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense to the Malian Ministry of Defense’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Program. The handover ceremony took place on August 16 at the Military Health Services Directorate in ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Visits the High Islamic Council in Bamako to wish Malians a Joyful  Ramadan 

May 10 — U.S.  In advance Ramadan, Ambassador Paul A. Folmsbee visited the High Islamic Council of Mali (HCI) in Bamako, and the three main member associations, including the National Muslim Association for the Women of Mali, Union Nationale des Femmes du Mali (UNAFEM), The Malian Association for Imams and Islamic Preachers, Ligue Malienne des ... Read More»

U.S. Marines in Mali Bring Holiday Joy to Kids with Special Needs in Faladje, Bamako

In celebration of the 2017 holiday season, the U.S. Embassy Mali’s United States Marine Corps detachment donated toys and clothing at the the Housna Ka So Center for special-needs children in the Faladje neighborhood in Bamako.  During their visit to the Housna Center, the Marines played basketball, legos and worked on art projects and played ... Read More»
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