Bineta Diop is the executive director and founder of Femmes Africa Solidarité, an international non-governmental organization (NGO) working on issues of gender, peace, and development.

A native of Senegal, Diop was formerly programme coordinator of the International Commission of Jurists.

Diop is also vice president of African Union Women’s Committee, and chairs the United Nations Working Group on Peace in Geneva. In addition, she serves as a member of the Group of International Advisors to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Last Updated: June 13, 2017