Local Peacebuilding Expert, Mali
Boubacar Thera is Peace Direct’s Local Peacebuilding Expert in Mali. Boubacar is Programme Officer at the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF). He is the former national coordinator for the West African Network for Peace in Mali (WANEP). In addition, he is a doctoral researcher in public law at Cheikh Anta Diop University (Dakar, Senegal) and the University of Legal and Political Sciences of Bamako (Mali). Prior to this he worked for a variety of NGOs and other organisations, and as an interpreter.