Senior Advisor for Civil Society Partnership

Alioune Tine

Mr. Alioune TINE has been an Independent United Nations Expert on Human Rights issues in Mali since 2018. In 2018, he founded the think tank AfrikaJom Center.


From 2015 to 2018, Mr. Tine was Amnesty International’s Regional Director for West and Central Africa. From 2013 to 2015, he acted as Chairman of the Senegalese Human Rights Committee. He was the President of RADDHO from 1998 to 2013. Mr. Tine was coordinator for Africa and the entire Black Diaspora at the World Conference Against Racism in Durban in 2001. He contributed to the recognition of slavery and the slave trade as a crime against humanity.


In 1998, Mr. Tine coordinated the observation mission for the legislative elections. He coordinated the 2000 and 2007 observation mission for the presidential elections. From 1981 to 2016 he was professor at the department of Human Science at Cheikh Anta Diop University. From 1984 to 2005 he taught at the Center for Information and Technology Studies (CESTI) in Dakar.


Mr. Tine has published a number of books and articles in the areas of literature, politics and human rights. Mr. Alioune Tine holds a PhD in linguistics and semiology of communication.