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Mali: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 115146, tabled on 22 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent steps he has taken to promote freedom of religion and belief in Mali.

Answered on

30 November 2017

The UK supports the full implementation of the Algiers Accord of 2015 which cites respect for religious freedom as one of its core principles. In addition the UK has supported a Community Reconciliation and Peacebuilding Project for the past three financial years, which works with communities, including mixed faith communities, in Mali to promote mutual understanding and reduce conflict.