Salif Ibrahim

Mediation Adviser

With a Bacholor’s degree in Business and Human Resources management, Salif Ibrahim initially joined the NGO Nouveaux Horizons as coordinator and then became supervisor of food security and emergency aid programmes for households affected by the 2012 crisis in the Gao region. He also supervised, in collaboration with Save The Children, an emergency medicine project in the Gao region, as well as a community health project funded by CARE Mali. In addition, he has served as a community development officer for two other projects, one concerning livestock and another involving pastoral development assistance. Salif joined HD as Mediation Adviser in Mali in March 2015.


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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