Africa Advocacy Coordinator
CPJ Africa Advocacy Coordinator Keita has advocated widely against violations of press freedom in the region. Prior to joining CPJ, he volunteered as a researcher with the nongovernmental World Federalist Movement-Institute of Global Policy, which works to build international democratic institutions. Keita was responsible for a project on the structures and mechanisms of the African Union and helped organize outreach activities in West Africa for a project on the United Nations' "Responsibility to Protect" doctrine. He has also monitored various U.N. reform consultations at the United Nations. A native of Bamako, Mali, Keita lived in Senegal before moving to New York. He is a graduate of the City college of New York.
Bambara, English, and French