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President of Senegal
Scholar / Intellectual Extraordinaire
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B I O G R A P H Y
Président of the Republic of Senegal
PERSONAL DATA ADDRESS
Date of birth :May 29, 1926 Palais de la République - Dakar
Place of birth :Saint-Louis (SENEGAL) Avenue Léopold Sédar Senghor
Nationality :SENEGALESE Tél.: (221) 890- 9090
Fax : (221) 823 -1702
1947: Teachers Diploma
Ecole William Ponty, Ecole Normale Fédérale de l’Afrique
Occidentale Française, Sébikotane – SENEGAL
1950 – 1951 :Intermediate and advanced Mathematics
Lycée Condorcet, Paris
1952 – 1955: Law Degree, Faculty of Law of Besançon – Dijon
Graduate Degree of Advanced Studies inGeneral
Graduate Degree of Advanced Studies in Ethics Science and
SociologyFaculty of Humanities, University of Besançon
1957 – 1958: Graduate Degree of Advanced studies in General
Graduate Degree of Advanced studies in Mathematics,
Chemistry, MPC,University of Besançon
Diploma of Advanced studies in Economics
University of Dijon
1958 – 1959 :Barrister of the Bar of Grenoble
Graduate Degree of Advanced studies in Social Life
University of Grenoble
Diploma of Advanced studies in Public Law
Faculty of Law and Economics, University of Besançon
Diploma of Advanced studies in Law and Economics
University of Grenoble
1959 – 1966 :Professor at Dakar University
1967 :Post Graduate Research Fellow in Econometrics
Boston University, USA
1968 :Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law and Economics,
Paris II, University of Assas
1970 :Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Economics
Paris Sorbonne University
Dean of the Faculty of Law and Economics,
Attorney at Law in the Senegal Court System
SUMMARY OF POLITICAL ACTIVITIES
ITINERARYFROM THE OPPOSITION TO THE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
* The stability, tranquility and peace in Senegal stem by in large
from the permanent choice thatMaître Abdoulaye WADE has
made, in spite of this overwhelming popularity, to achieve
power through the electoral system and not through
* In 1974, at a time when all the frustrated parties in Africa went
to create Armed National Liberation Movements abroad,Maître
Abdoulaye WADE preferred to create legally a political party.
* Maître Abdoulaye WADE was elected President of the Republic
of Senegal on March 19, 2000.
Maître Abdoulaye WADE is also:
Founder and Secretary General of the Senegalese Democratic Party
Vice-President of the International Liberal (London)
President of the Pan African Coordination of Scholars
oPresident of the Permanent Pan-African Conference on Democracy and
Transition in Africa
1959 – 1988: Barrister of the Court of Appeal
1974 :National Secretary General and founder of
‘’Parti Démocratique Sénégalais’’
1978 – 1980 :Member of the Parliament
April 1991 – October 1992 :Senior Minister of the Republic of SENEGAL
March 1995 – March 1998 :Senior Minister in the Cabinet of the President
1972 : President of the African Group of Experts of the
Organization of African Unity (OAU) and the African
Development Bank (ADB) in international Monetary
Negotiations for the Financing of Intra-African
Development and Cooperation
1973: Author of the African Economic Cooperation,
Independence and Development Charter adopted by
the Summit of African Heads of State in Addis Ababa
The African Centre for Monetary Studies (ACMS),
under the aegis of the OAU, was established upon
Maître Abdoulaye WADE ‘s suggestion.
Participation over a thirty years period in various
Conferences on Law and Development issues: UN –
OAU, ONUCEO, IMF.
International Commission of Jurists
World Bank – World Peace through Law Centre,
PUBLICATIONS BYMAITRE ABDOULAYE WADE
1962 : What remains of the Take-off concept?
Annals of the Faculty of flaw and Economics
Percussion effect in economics,Annals – Dakar
The Economic doctrine of Mouridism,Annals Dakar
1964 : Economy in West Africa– Unity and Growth
Présence Africaine publications – Paris
1965 : The unspecified Factor
Review of Economics – Paris
1969 : Structural option and optimum development
Présence africaine CND Publications – Paris
1970 : Economic Space and International Transmission of
GrowthMadagascar Economics Review
The Role of Women in developing countries
Economic and Social Council – Dakar
Mathematical tools in modern economic analysis
University of Paris I – Sorbonne (840 pages)
Terms of ExchangeCREA – Dakar University
1975 : Africa and the Reform of the International Monetary System:
LAW AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
Human Rights in the African Political System
Colloquium in Dakar under the auspices of the
Friedrich Neumann Foundation (FRG)
Liberalism and freedom in Black Africa –
Contribution published in the Italian
magazine LIBRO APERTA, Roma
Africa and the New World Economic Order
Ottawa Symposium – Canada, 1978
The Role of Consensus in developing
countries – UNESCOConsensus and Peace at
the Oslo Colloquium, 1980
Freedom and Dignity in the different cultural
spheres. Working Paper at the Berlin Reichstag
Seminar, September 1980
The view Point of the Third World on the
Brandt Report. The Friedrich Neumann
Foundation, F.F.N Working paper.
Grummersbach. FRG, 1981
«Liberalism in Black Africa. Human Rights
and Peoples’ Rights. International Liberal –
Democratic opposition in Senegal. Year Book
of the International Liberal – Libro Aperto
Publications - Rome
« Un destin pour l’Afrique » version 1
Khartala Publications – Paris 1989
« Les cahiers de Doléances du Sénégal aux
Etats Généraux de 1789 ». Congrès de
l’International Libérale de Paris, octobre 1989.
« Un Destin pour l’Afrique » updated version
Editions Lafont – Paris 2005
« A Destiny for Africa » Lafont Publications –
The Wade Formula (Financial Times,
Washington Post, L.A Times, Le Monde, El Paìs)
PUBLICATIONS ONMAITRE ABDOULAYE WADE
-Marcel MENDY: SOPI OU LA LONGUE MARCHE – Dakar
-Jean Marc KALFLECHE: Abdoulaye WADE, un Libéral Révolutionnaire,
-Mamadou Alpha BARRY: La Pensée Economique de Maître Abdoulaye
-Amadou Lamine FAYE: Le Sénégal sous WADE. Rupture avec les
ACADEMIC AWARDS &DISTINCTIONS
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Bordeaux, 2001.
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Bordeaux, 2001.
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Clermont-Ferrand 2002.
-Diploma of Honor from John Hopkins University of Washington, 2002
-Diploma of Honor and golden medal of the Verdun International Centre
for Peace, 2002
-Diploma of Honor from Harvard University USA, 2002
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the Mohamed V University of Rabat 2003.
-Diploma of Honor from the Royal Academy of Morocco, 2003.
-Awarded the Vermilion Medal for Peace of Bayreuth’s St Joseph
University, Lebanon 2003
-Diploma and Confucius Medal of UNESCO for Peace 2003
-Diploma and golden Medal for the Peace of ISESCO 2003.
-Distinction of the “Hiroshima Stone for Peace in African” Tokyo 2003
-Henry Sylvester Williams golden Medal and Prize for African
Renaissance (Trinidad and Tobago) July 2003.
-Diploma of Honor from HEC, Paris 2004.
-Democracy and Diaspora Human Rights Award.
-International League of Human Rights Award, New York September
-NDI’s Harriman Democracy Award Washington D.C. December 2004
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Minnesota USA 2004.
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the Suffolk University of Dakar 2004.
-Initiator of the first Pan African Conference of intellectuals from Africa
and the Diaspora, in December 2003, May and October 2004
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Lyon, France 2005.
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Besançon, France 2005.
-Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Naples, Italy 2005.
-Member of the Stockholm, Swedish International Academy of
-New York International Academy Award for Great achievements, 2005
-Assigned to carry out the building plan the UN’ “International Peace
City” and the UN Global Village at Lac Rose, in Senegal.
-The Year 2005 Abolitionist Prize by the Humanitarian Organization “Do
not Touch Cain”.
-Prizewinner of the CRANS Montana’s Economic Forum, 13th Edition.
-Member of “The international Academy of Trial Lawyers” (San José of
-Golden Cane of Peace: coalition of Africa’s Women Leader, 2005.
-Scientific Medal of Paris Dauphine University in December 2006.
-Doctor Honoris Causa of Sorbonne University, Paris, December 2006.
-Initiator of the first International Conference on the Islam- Christian
Dialog in Dakar in 2008.
-Distinction of first African Sittings for Peace; Lomé, Togo, given by the
“Lauriers d’or de la paix”.
-Golden Medal and Cane of Peace of the Universal Peace Council in East
and Central Africa, 2002.
-Distinction for Land donation to World Wildlife Fund, 2005.
-Distinction for Enlightened Leadership in the promotion of Private
Sector development in Africa: Whitaker group (AGOA 2005).
-Gender Award of the African Committee of African Women Jurist’s
Association in 2005.
-Prize and recognition Medal of the Confederation of African Women
-Awarded the Houphouët-Boigny prize for Peace and Democracy –
UNESCO, May 2006.
-Awarded the 1rst I.T.U (International Telecommunications Union) Prize
for ICT, May 2006.
-Awarded the Prize of the Best African Country by “Celebrate Africa
Foundation” a New York NGO, September 2006
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