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Mali — Gun Facts, Figures and the Law

StockpilesGun Numbers

Civilian Guns

Number of Privately Owned Firearms

The estimated total number of guns (both licit and illicit) held by civilians in Mali is 143,0001

Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population

The estimated rate of private gun ownership (both licit and illicit) per 100 people in Mali is 1.11

Number of Privately Owned Firearms - World Ranking

In a 2007 comparison of the number of privately owned guns in 178 countries, Mali ranked at No. 1272

Rate of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population - World Ranking

In a 2007 comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 178 countries, Mali ranked at No. 1491

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms

Unlawfully held guns cannot be counted, but in Mali there are estimated to be 5,5003

Government Guns

Number of Military Firearms

The defence forces of Mali are reported to have 13,8704 firearms

Number of Law Enforcement Firearms

Police in Mali are reported to have 17,8825 firearms

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Mali, annual homicides by any means total

2012: 1,1196
2008: 1,1577

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Mali, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2012: 7.56
2008: 8.07
2004: 18.008
2002: 12.70
1998: 0.71

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

In Mali, annual male homicides by any means total

2010: 1,1939

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

In Mali, annual female homicides by any means total

2010: 6439

ProductionGun Industry

Regulation of Firearm Makers

In Mali, the manufacture of small arms, ammunition and/or their components is permitted only if the maker holds a valid licence10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

Home-made Guns

In Mali, the prevalence of illicit craft, or 'home-made' firearm manufacture is reported to be moderate22

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Firearm Exports

In Mali, firearm and ammunition exports are limited by transfer control law23 24 25 26

Small Arms Exports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition exports from Mali is reported by Customs to be US$337,31627 (2011)

Firearm Imports

In Mali, firearm and ammunition imports are limited by transfer control law25 23 28 29 30 31 10 32 33 34 12 35 36 37 13 38 39

Small Arms Imports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition imports to Mali is reported by Customs to be US$6,789,58627 (2011)

Smuggling Guns and Ammunition

Reports suggest that the level of firearm and ammunition smuggling in Mali is moderate3

Regulation of Arms Brokers

In Mali, the activities of arms brokers and transfer intermediaries are specifically regulated by law40 26 41

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in Mali is categorised as restrictive42

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Mali includes the Law No. 04-050 of November 12, 2004, Governing Arms and Ammunition in the Republic of Mali, the Decree No 08-681/P-RM of November 11, 2008, Governing the Composition, Functions, Organisation and Functioning of the National Commission for the Fight Against the Proliferation of Small Arms, the Decree No. 05 441/P RM of October 13, 2005, and the Law No 01-075 of July 18, 2001 (Customs Code)43 22 23 30

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Mali are regulated by the Minister of Internal Security, under the cover of the State Representative,31 the Governor of the Region or District of Bamako under the cover of State Representative,32 the representative of the department in charge of urban planning16 44

Right to Possess Firearms

In Mali, the right to private gun ownership is not guaranteed by law45 46 47 48 49

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Mali, civilians are not allowed to possess weapons of war44 50

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Mali, private possession of fully automatic weapons is prohibited44 50

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Mali, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is prohibited44 50

Regulation of Handguns

In Mali, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted under licence44 50

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Mali, only licensed gun owners32 33 34 35 36 51 52 53 44 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Genuine Reason Required for Firearm Possession

Applicants for a gun owner’s licence in Mali are required to establish a genuine reason to possess a firearm, for example demonstrating a need for protection52

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Mali is 18 years old54

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a firearm licence in Mali must pass a background check which considers criminal, mental health, and addiction54 39 53 records

Reference Required for Firearm Licence

In Mali, third party character references for each gun licence applicant are not required47 48 49

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Mali does not stipulate47 48 49 that a gun licence should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Mali, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is not required47 48 49 for a firearm licence

Licensing Records

In Mali, authorities maintain a record55 of individual civilians licensed to acquire, possess, sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Limit on Number of Guns

Licensed firearm owners in Mali are permitted to possess any number of firearms47 48 49

Limit on Quantity, Type of Ammunition

Licensed firearm owners in Mali are permitted to possess a limited quantity of smoothbore and rifled ammunition fixed by the Minister in charge of Internal Security56

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Mali, the law requires55 57 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In Mali, licensed firearm dealers are required58 59 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Manufacturer Record Keeping

In Mali, licensed gun makers are required58 59 21 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

State-Owned Firearm Records

In Mali, State agencies are required60 61 to maintain records of the storage and movement of all firearms and ammunition under their control

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Mali, the private sale and transfer of firearms is prohibited without authorisation37 51 35 36 62 63

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Mali, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful31 11 15 16 18 19 20 64 65

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Mali is obliged39 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Background Checks for Dealer Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm from a licensed gun dealer in Mali is obliged39 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Mali, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined47 48 49

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Mali, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are not regulated47 48 49 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Mali do not include47 48 49 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private firearms and ammunition by licensed gun owners

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in Mali include16 64 65 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Government

Government regulations in Mali include60 61 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by state entities

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Mali do not include47 48 49 41 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Mali, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law66 17 57 21 25 67

Firearm Tracing

In Mali, state authorities carry out68 recognised arms tracing and tracking procedures

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Mali, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not47 48 49 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Mali, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit32 33 34 52

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Mali, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit32 33 34 52

Penalty for Illicit Firearm Possession

In Mali, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm69 is five years in prison and a fine70

Collection, Amnesty and Destruction Programmes

Authorities in Mali are known to have71 72 73 74 implemented voluntary firearm surrender schemes, and/or weapon seizure programmes in order to reduce the number of illicit firearms in circulation

Surrendered in Gun Amnesty

In Mali, the number of firearms voluntarily surrendered in recent arms amnesty and collection programmes is reported to be 2,70075 (1995), 85074 (2000-2001), 1,00073 (2004), 81972 (2008) and 2,32671 (2010)

Exchanged in Gun Buyback

In Mali, the total number of firearms exchanged for monetary or in-kind compensation during recent gun buyback and disposal programmes is reported to be 1,00073

Small Arms Destroyed

In Mali, the number of firearms destroyed following amnesty, collection and seizure programmes is reported to be 3,00076 (1996), 85074 (2000-2001), 1,00073 (2004), 81972 (2008) and 2,32671 (2010)

Destruction and Disposal Policy

In Mali, it is state policy60 72 73 74 to destroy surplus, collected and seized firearms rather than return them to the secondary arms market

MeasuresInternational Controls

Regional Agreements

African Union

In June 2006, as a member of the African Union, Mali adopted an African Common Position to take to the Conference to Review the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), held in June 200677 78

Economic Community of West African States

In June 2006, as a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Mali adopted the ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons, their Ammunition and other Related Materials. This stipulates strict controls on the transfer, manufacture, possession and security of small arms and light weapons79 80

Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development

The Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development, a diplomatic initiative aimed at addressing the interrelations between armed violence and development, was signed in 200681 by Mali.

United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty has been signed and ratified82 by Mali

United Nations Firearms Protocol

The United Nations Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition has been signed and ratified83 by Mali

United Nations Small Arms Programme of Action UNPoA

UNPoA Commitment

On 21 July 2001, Mali committed to a consensus decision of the United Nations to adopt, support and implement the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects84

UNPoA Implementation Monitor Score

In its UN small arms Programme of Action Implementation Monitor (PoAIM Phase 1), the Small Arms Survey scored Mali against its commitments to the PoA, then ranked it at No. 1785 86 87 88 among 159 Member States

UNPoA National Reporting

Under the terms of its 2001 commitment to the United Nations small arms Programme of Action, Mali has submitted one or more national reports89 90 on its implementation of the UNPoA

UNPoA National Point of Contact

In Mali, a National Point of Contact to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated91 90

UNPoA National Coordinating Body

In Mali, a National Coordinating Body to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated91

UNPoA Civil Society Involvement and Support

In National Reports of Mali submitted to the UN from 2001 to 2010, a history of substantive cooperation with civil society in support of UNPoA activities was apparent91 90

UNPoA International Assistance – Donor

Funds for UNPoA implementation have not been donated90 by Mali to other UN Member States

UNPoA International Assistance – Recipient

Funds for UNPoA implementation have been provided90 to Mali by other UN Member States

United Nations Small Arms Register

According to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, Mali has not declared92 its small arms exports in one or more annual National Reports on Arms Exports.

United Nations Membership

In the UN List of Member States, Mali has been a Member State of the United Nations since 196093

Wassenaar Arrangement

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies does not list94 Mali as a Participating State

BackgroundCountry Profile

Conflict Profile

For a profile of conflict in Mali, select the Link icon to open an external web page from the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia at Uppsala University

Global Peace Index

To see where Mali ranks, select the Link icon to open an external web page at the Global Peace Index


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Mali.2004.‘Article 3.’ Act No 04-050 of November 12, 2004, Regulating Arms and Ammunition in the Republic of Mali (Loi No 04-050 du 12 novembre 2004, Régissant les Armes et Munitions en République du Mali).Bamako:Office of the President of the Republic of Mali,12 November. (Q4438)Full Citation

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Mali.2004.‘Article 27.’ Act No 04-050 of November 12, 2004, Regulating Arms and Ammunition in the Republic of Mali (Loi No 04-050 du 12 novembre 2004, Régissant les Armes et Munitions en République du Mali).Bamako:Office of the President of the Republic of Mali,12 November. (Q4449)Full Citation

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Mali.2005.‘Articles 22 and 23 - Loi No 04-050 du 12 novembre 2004, Régissant les Armes et Munitions en République du Mali.’ Decree No 05-441/P-RM of October 13, 2005, for the Implementation of the Act No 04-050 of November 12, 2004, Regulating Arms and Ammunition in the Republic of Mali.Bamako:Office of the President of the Republic of Mali,13 October. (Q4469)Full Citation

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