Aminata Touré is the Special Envoy of President Macky Sall for Internal and External Affairs, since 2015. Between 2013 and 2014 she was Prime Minister of Senegal, and at the end of 2014, she headed the African Union Observation Mission for Mauritius General Elections.
Aminata Touré holds a Ph.D. in International Business Administration and Finances from the International School of Management, in New York and Paris, an MBA from the University of Dijon Business School, in France, and a master’s degree in Economics from Aix Marseille II University, in France.
Previously, she was Minister of Justice of Senegal, Director of the Gender and Human Rights World Department of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in New York, Senior Adviser at UNFPA Headquarters in New York, and West Africa Program Manager on Gender and HIV and AIDS.
Among other appointments, she was also UNFPA Senior adviser in Côte d’Ivoire and UNFPA Senior adviser in Burkina Faso. She directed more than 30 UNFPA worldwide publications.