- Dr Zidane Meriboute
Zidane Meriboute studied in Constantine, Geneva and Strasbourg.
He holds a law and International Relations degree and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.
He lectured at the Universities of Geneva, Constantine/Algeria and Tunis (II) and was an Academic Visitor at the University of London ( Faculty of Law, SOAS-in 2002) and today, partially, he is a Research Fellow (SOAS/CISD).
He was a delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Tehran and Baghdad (1990-1991) and head of the ICRC Permanent Mission to the OAU/AU (1997-1999).
Currently, he holds the position of Senior Consultant within the ICRC Unit in charge of the contacts with the religious leaders in Africa.
His research interests are : Islamism, Sufism and Evangelism in Africa ; The nature of modern Islamic States.