Omar Merbet

Omar Merabet

Born in 1967, holder of a Master of Advanced Studies in demographics and social sciences, Omar Merabet started out as a teacher-researcher, specialising in demographics and migration issues. From 1997 to 2005 he was a volunteer and a reseacher in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Mali, where he held various positions, including advisor to the director general of the Institute for Demographic Research (IFORD, Cameroon). He joined Civipol in 2006 as head of the international cooperation unit, then as director of the technical assistance unit. He has been advisor to M Jounot, CEO of Civipol, with responsibility for development.