Bamako Declaration

Adopted in the capital of Mali on November 3, 2000, the Bamako Declaration is a key text regulating the political activities of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie. Hugo Sada defines it as "Constitution, Charter of the Francophonie's views on democracy and human rights, program for its specific contribution in this area." The document reflects the political commitment of the signatory countries in:

  • Strengthening the rule of law.
  • Conducting fair, free and transparent elections.
  • Achieving peaceful political life.
  • Promoting internal democratic culture and full respect for human rights.

The text was translated and published in Bulgarian by the Bulgarian edition of Le Monde diplomatique.

More about the Bamako process - on the pages of Le Monde Diplomatique.

Full text of the declaration in Bulgarian: