Oct. 31, 2021 Postponed


Republic of Mali


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In the wake President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta’s deposition and the installation of a military-backed transitional government in August 2020, the Malian authorities have been working towards implementing a raft of reforms aimed at reinstating civilian rule [1]. A referendum on constitutional reform was proposed as part of a “six-pronged action plan” promulgated by Prime Minister Moctar Ouane in February 2021 [2]. Due to continued political instability, the scheduled 31 October referendum date having passed without a vote [3]. A new date is yet to be announced.  


[1] https://www.africanews.com/2021/09/01/mali-doubts-grow-about-military-intentions-six-months-before-elections/?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=AfricanewsEN&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1630501352

[2] https://www.theafricareport.com/67508/mali-prime-minister-moctar-ouane-promises-a-revision-of-the-constitution/

[3] https://www.africanews.com/2021/09/01/mali-doubts-grow-about-military-intentions-six-months-before-elections/?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=AfricanewsEN&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1630501352