During HRC general discussions, panel debates and interactive dialogues with the Special Procedures, during the past three years, either as an HRC member or not, the State has joined:
Regional or subregional
Overall, as a HRC member, has participated in less than 10% of panel discussions, general debates and interactive dialogues.
Longest outstanding country visit request >
SR in the field of cultural rights, 2016
Received Sub-Committee visit
Mali tabled voluntary pledges and commitments in support of its candidacy for membership of the Council for the period 2006-2009 on 24 April 2006.
Mali committed to: promote dialogue within the Council to make it more efficient in the execution of its mandate; cooperate with the Council’s mechanisms; present its period reports to Treaty Bodies on time; support the active participation of NGOs and civil society representatives in the work of the Council; encourage other States to ratify the core human rights conventions and respect their obligations; reinforce democracy, good governance and human rights through bilateral and multilateral cooperation, in particular through the UN; promote the development of human rights legislation; and promote human rights education.
An analysis of steps taken by Mali in fulfilment of its international level pledges shows that it has participated in only 4% of panel discussions, 12% of interactive dialogues and 8% of general debates. Regarding cooperation with Special Procedures, Mali facilitated 4 out of 7 visit requests. Mali is Party to all the core conventions, although its periodic reports tend to be overdue or submitted late.