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international social welfare executive

Pierre Gabriel Michel Sané, Senegalese former international social welfare executive. Recipient award Concours National de Commercialisation, France, 1972. President PANAF 92, 1991-1992, founding member international committee; active Artificial Intelligence, since 1988.


Sané, Pierre Gabriel Michel was born on May 7, 1948 in Dakar. Son of Nicolas and Thérèse Carvalho.


Attended, Lycée Van Vollenhoven, Dakar. Attended, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Bordeaux, France. Attended, Ecole Nouvelle d'Organisation Economique et Sociale, Paris.

Attended, London School of Economics. Attended, Carleton University, Ottawa.


Vice president Federation of Black African Students in France, 1971-1972. Auditor France, 1973-1977. Deputy general manager Society Sénégalaise Pharmaceuticque, 1977-1978.

Joined International Development Research Center, 1978, various positions Ottawa, Nairobi and Dakar, regional director east and southern Africa Nairobi, until 1992. Secretary-general Amnesty International, London, 1992—2001. Assistant-director general for Social Science and Human Science, Ethics and Human Rights United Nations Educational, Paris, since 2001.


President PANAF 92, 1991-1992, founding member international committee. Active Artificial Intelligence, since 1988.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travelling, music, museums, arts.


Married Ndeye Coumba Sow, 1981. 2 children.

Nicolas Carvalho

Thérèse Carvalho

Ndeye Coumba Sow