Drissa Traoré

Drissa TRAORE is 43 years old and is a trained lawyer, specialising in Human Rights and International Cooperation. He holds a Master 2 in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid obtained at the Centre for Humanitarian Aid Studies in Almeria (Spain) between March 2012 and February 2013. He also holds a master’s degree in public international law obtained in 2004 at the Faculty of Legal and Economic Sciences (FSJE) in Bamako. Since July 2022, he has been Senior Programme Officer in charge of the Sahel within the Africa Office of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH). In this capacity, he covers several countries including Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. He is involved in all activities to promote and protect human rights, in particular documentation, research, assistance to victims, advocacy, training, etc. Between February 2013 and June 2022, he was coordinator of the joint FIDH-AMDH project. He participated in several international and regional meetings and political dialogues at the United Nations (New York and Geneva), The Hague (ICC), Paris, Banjul, etc. He is also one of the founding members of the Citizen Coalition for the Sahel. In this capacity, he participated in several dialogues with the member states of the G5 Sahel and their international partners in the Sahel. He also participated in the International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP 2013, US Department of State).

Sahel programme coordinator, Fédération internationale pour les droits humains (FIDH)
Participation aux sessions du Forum