Since 2013, the UN peacekeeping operation Minusma has operated in Mali. Last year, the Russian military company Wagner Group established itself in the country - where they are suspected of war crimes and killing civilians. Photo: Minusma. Source: Flickr.
Of: Linnea Ljungar
The Russian military company Wagner Group has been linked to massacres in which several hundred civilians have died. According to reports, the group is present in several African countries, which creates At the same time, there is a positive opinion against Russia and Wagner in parts of Mali.
June 27, 2022, News
Date and time: 26 Apr, 18:30 - 20:00
After decades of colonization, imperialism and exploitation, how is the relationship between western European countries and Africa? With the help of Dr Amzat Boukari-Yabara and Jesper Bjarnesen this event will open up for new perspectives and ideas surrounding international relations with Africa, more specifically West-Africa. The panelists Dr Amzat Boukari-Yabara is a committed scholar specialized […]
April 26, 2022, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity, Webcast
Demonstration in support of the military in Bamako, Mali after the military coup 2020. Photo: VOA Bambara. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Of: Idun Eklind
Military calmly announce on state television that they have now taken power. The people on the streets of the capital rejoice. The coup, which is sharply disapproved of outside their country, succeeded.
April 13, 2022, Analysis
Since 2013, there have been several international efforts in Mali to stabilize the situation in the country. These include the Task Force Takuba coordinated by France and MINUSMA, which is coordinated by the UN. Photo: United Nations Photo. Source: Flickr.
Of: Ina Carlsson
Since 2012, there has been a power struggle between the central government, separatists and Islamists in Mali. As early as 2013, France launched an operation in Mali to counter armed separatist groups. At least half of the 5 European soldiers who have been in Mali since 000 will now be relocated to surrounding countries.
April 12, 2022, News
Wagner works, for example, with training local forces and protecting important people. That is the basis for a possible contract with Mali. Pictured - the UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA in Mali. Photo: MINUSMA. Source: Flickr.
Of: Linnea Ljungar
In recent years, Russian military companies have gained more power on the African continent. One of these companies is The Wagners Group - which in connection with previous involvement in the Central African Republic has been accused of war crimes. At the same time, the military company's progress raises questions about how future security policy will be shaped.
December 2, 2021, Analysis
Of: Alexander Gabelic and Linda Nordin
Military or police forces alone cannot resolve the conflicts in countries such as Mali, South Sudan and the Central African Republic, but they do save lives and contribute to improved conditions for peace and development. That is the opinion of the Swedish UN Federation's Aleksander Gabelic and Lina Nordin.
August 5, 2014, Debate