Adama Kamara

Minister for Employment and Social Protection, Government of Côte d’Ivoire

Adama Kamara holds a Master’s in Business Law (1990), a License in private law from the University of Abidjan Cocody (1989), and a Certificate of Aptitude for Profession of Lawyers (CAPA) obtained in 1991. Lawyer specializing in business law, Adama Kamara led for the government some missions domestically, as well as internationally before courts and arbitrations.

As the Special Advisor in charge of legal matters to the Prime Minister of government of National Unity in 2002, he notably participated in all 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 Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko from July 2020 to March 2021.

His duties at the Prime Minister’s Office, where he had a transversal mission, led him to work on files in a wide variety of fields. As a result, he has developed an expertise
in various sectors: mining, electricity, petroleum, 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.
Politically, Adama Kamara was elected deputy for Odienné commune on behalf of
of the RHDP, in March 2021. Born on December 17 in 1964 in Abidjan, Adama Kamara is Officer of the National Order from Côte d’Ivoire.