EISA reopened its field office in Mali on 1 May 2018 to support the ongoing electoral process (see EISA Mali 2013-2015) and, on completion of its mandate, it was closed in December 2019.
The project has the the objective of contributing to the participation of Malian civil society in the promotion of reconciliation, social cohesion and credible elections over a perion of 18 months. More specifically, working countrywide, the project will:
The EISA Mali office will work with about 15 civil society organisations, supporting them in areas such as democratic governance, elections, participation of young people, women and other marginalized groups as well as the role of traditional and religious authorities.
The project is supported by the European Union.