Mohamed Taher Ould Aly

Mediation Adviser

Mohamed Taher Ould Aly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Nouakchott. In addition to work as a specialist in conflict prevention and management for the consultancy firm SAHARA CONSULT SARL in the Timbuktu region, he worked as a trainer and assistant to victims of improvised explosive devices and small arms fire for the NGO Aide aux Enfants Démuni in Timbuktu. His previous experience includes a position with the NGO ADESAH as a trainer in human and pastoral animal healthcare for vulnerable populations in the Timbuktu and Taoudéni regions. Mohamed joined HD as  Mediation Adviser in the Timbuktu and Abaradjou regions of Mali in March 2019.


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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