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Published on November 22, 2020 / Topic : Foundation

Dr. Aminata Touré becomes Advisory Board Member


Dr. Aminata Touré joins the Advisory Board of Brazzaville Foundation. A former Prime Minister of Senegal from 2013 to 2014, she was, until recently, President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council of Senegal.

It provides expertise and strong support to the Foundation's programs and actions, including support for the Lomé Initiative, which aims to curb trafficking of fake medicines.


In January 2020, while participating in the Lomé SummitIn January 2020, while participating in the Lomé Summit, she declared: "This is an endogenous initiative that calls for the modification of the legislative frameworks of the countries themselves and the strengthening of their cooperation". She shares the Foundation's method of putting Africans at the heart of the actions that concern them.


Involved in many activities to strengthen democracy in Africa, Aminata Touré was also Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals from 2012 to 2013 and Special Envoy for Internal and External Affairs of President Macky Sall.


Sensitive to the issue of good human capital management, Ms. Touré has held various positions within the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), such as Senior Technical Advisor to the Government of Burkina Faso, Regional Technical Advisor based in Côte d'Ivoire, Senior Advisor at the New York headquarters, and then Director of the Human Rights, Gender and Culture Department.