Toward a Strategic Framework for Mali and the Sahel

March 21, 2013 • 2:00 – 3:30 pm EDT
A Conversation with Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah
Thursday, March 21, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Please join the CSIS Africa Program for a conversation with Ambassador Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, director of the Center for Strategies and Security in the Sahel-Sahara (Centre4S). Ambassador Ould-Abdallah will discuss the ongoing political and security situation in Mali and the underlying strategic dynamics in the Sahel. Ambassador Ould-Abdallah was the former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania, and former United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General for West Africa. Under his leadership, Centre4S  is working to build consensus around a strategic diplomatic, security, and economic vision for the Sahel involving broader West Africa and the Maghreb.
Please RSVP to Patrick Pratt at