Director of the Timbuktu Institute-African Center for Peace Studies (Dakar, Niamey)
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Bakary Sambe is Director of the Timbuktu Institute-African Center for Peace Studies (Dakar, Niamey). Founder of the Observatory of Religious Radicalisms and Conflicts in Africa, Sambe is an Assistant-Professor at Gaston Berger University (Saint-Louis -Senegal). His current work focuses on endogenous strategies, cross-border dynamics and the experimentation of agile approaches in crisis zones. As an expert for the UN, the EU, the African Union, etc., he has notably designed and led the advocacy for the implementation of the G5 Sahel regional unit for preventing and combating radicalization (CELLRAD), accompanied the process of developing national strategies in Niger, Burkina Faso and the Central African Republic, and produced the first manual of good resilience practices.
In addition to numerous articles, Sambe has published several books: “Islam and diplomacy, Morocco’s African policy” (2010-11), “Boko Haram, from a Nigerian problem to regional threat”(2015), “Contestations islamisées. le Sénégal entre diplomatie d’influence et islam politique” (2018).