Adama Kamara

Minister of Employment and Social Protection, Government of Côte d'Ivoire

Adama Kamara holds a Master’s degree in business law (1990), a Bachelor’s degree in private law from the University of Abidjan Cocody (1989), and a Certificate of Aptitude for the Profession of Lawyers ( CAPA) obtained in 1991.

A lawyer specializing in business law, Adama Kamara has carried out missions for the Ivorian State in Côte d’Ivoire, as well as before international courts and arbitrations.

Special Advisor in charge of legal issues to the Prime Minister of the government of national unity in 2002, he notably participated in all the peace negotiations, alongside the Head of Government, Seydou Elimane Diarra. Adama Kamara served as Special Advisor to Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly from January 2017 to July 2020, then to Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko from July 2020 to March 2021.

His functions at the Primature, where he had a transversal mission, led him to work on files in a wide variety of fields. As a result, it has developed expertise in various sectors: mining, electricity, oil, sanitation, transport, health, employment, social protection, etc.
Adama Kamara is appointed Minister of Employment and Social Protection in the government of Prime Minister Patrick Achi on April 6, 2021.

At the political level, Adama Kamara was elected deputy of Odienné commune on behalf of the RHDP, in March 2021.

Born on December 17, 1964 in Abidjan, Adama Kamara is an Officer of the National Order of Côte d’Ivoire.

Adama KAMARA was made Commander in the Order of Merit of the Public Service on June 24, 2021.