Centre 4 S activities will be centered on the following priority areas: o   issues of defense and security; o   violence and terrorism; o   competition for oil, gas and uranium; o   irregular migrations within and outside of the region; o   trafficking in humans, cigarettes, drugs, etc.; o   protection and renewable energies. These priority areas will be the focus for research, study, and


To ensure a high level of expertise in the areas of interest to Centre 4 S, the organization will reach out regionally and internationally to governments, inter-governmental organizations, civil society actors, universities and the private sector. When the need arises Centre 4 S will seek the contribution of eminent personalities well versed in the issues


Ahmedou December 2010 Mr. Ould-Abdallah is the president of the Center for Strategy and Security in the Sahel Sahara (Centre4s). Previously, Mr. Ould-Abdallah was mediating in-residence for the Department of Political Affairs at the United Nations.Before that, he was Special Representative UN Secretary-General for Somalia. From 2003-2007, Mr. Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah was jointly Special Representative of