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Colors of the First Sahel-Saharan Assembly

Francois Soulard | Translations :English

Compilation of about two hundred pictures of the First Citizens Assembly organized in the historical city of Aioun, Mauritania, from October 4th to 6th, 2010 + access to media


Pictures of the first citizens' caravan in Mauritania - february 2009

Mamadou Niang | Translations :English . Español

Selection of pictures from the first caravan in February, 2009 organized in the east of Mauritania, near Mali. The photographs show the arrival on camelback of the Mamadou Niang team at the neighborhoods of the cities visited (almost a historical moment, right?) and the exchanges in the local assemblies of Aioun and Kaedi. First promising and splendid images + access to media


Political action renewal in Africa

Sidiki Daff | Translations :français . Español . English

The African Citizens’ Assembly is the pretext to go back to the foundations of political action. For Sidiki Abdoul Daff, it is about the relation with power, it is about the role and responsibility of politics, about the uttering of citizens’ words, about the diversification of focuses and methods so as to raise this word + access to media


Mamadou Niang audio-interview : traveling caravans in Africa (in French only)

Mamadou Niang | Translations :Español . français . English

The first step of the Sahel-Saharan Assembly will be to test and debate about the very idea of a citizens’ assembly, to meet communities, cities, peoples, languages and races. Mamadou Niang introduces the idea of traveling caravans and their history within the African tradition. The convoys should begin in Mauritania and Senegal as soon as the project gains official legal structure + access to media


Pictures of the first citizens' caravan in Mauritania

Selection of images of the 1st caravan organized towards Aioun in Mauritania in February 2009


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