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FMR President – Oxford University Africa Society
Moctar Kane is a young Malian with extensive living and working experience in West Africa and the Sahel region. Passionate about conflict prevention, stabilization, development, good governance, and youth engagement issues, he spent the past 9 years in programme and project management, coordination, advisory, and research; focusing on helping governments and other public and private institutions translate their vision into meaningful solutions. He served as African Union Youth Ambassador for Peace representing West Africa 2020 – 2021.
Moctar manages the Sahel and Somalia portfolios for the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund, after spending three years within the United Kingdom’s Conflict, Security, and Stability Fund (CSSF), where he managed the stabilization portfolio for the Sahel region. Moctar is multilingual with fluency in spoken and written French, English, and Russian. He holds an M.Phil in Development Studies from the University of Oxford.