Mahamadou Aboubacar

Mediation Adviser

Mahamadou Aboubacar holds a Bachelor’s degree in project management and a degree in economics and management from the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. Since 2010, he has worked with development organizations. In particular, he supervised labour-intensive projects in Gorom-Gorom and worked with AFRICARE on its project for rapid assistance to pastoralism in the Sahel. In addition, he has worked with VSF (Vétérinaires Sans Frontière), assisting local populations and Malian refugees as part of its ‘Seed for Solution’ project. He joined HD in 2016 as Mediation Adviser in Burkina Faso.


The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is a Swiss-based private diplomacy organisation founded on the principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence. Our mission is to help prevent, mitigate, and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation.

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Foundation Board

As a Swiss nonprofit Foundation, HD is supervised by a Board, which serves on a voluntary basis. It sets the mission and the general policy of the Foundation and provides overall supervision of the development and implementation of the organisation’s programme and administration, as managed by the Senior Management Team.

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HD’s team has grown from a small group of 6 people in 1999 to more than 300 from over 40 different nationalities today, supervised by a 11 member Senior Management Team. The organisation is made up of individuals driven by meaningful objectives who are dedicated to making a difference through peace and mediation efforts.

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