H.E. Kamissa Camara

Minister of Foreign Affairs,


Kamissa Camara is Mali’s youngest and first female Minister for Foreign Affairs.

She also acted as the sub-Saharan Africa Director at PartnersGlobal, where she oversaw the implementation of donor-funded projects in security sector reform, access to justice, and peacebuilding throughout the continent, with a concentration on the Sahel.

A well-published political commentator, Ms. Camara has been a guest on multiple French and English TV programs including CNN, Voice of America, BBC Africa Focus, TRT World News, Aljazeera, France24, I24 news and The Global African. Kamissa’s political analyses have appeared in The Washington Post, Aljazeera America, Africa Research Institute, Le Monde, The Broker Online, Good Governance Africa, World Politics Review, African Arguments, Think Africa Press, the Fletcher Forum of World Affairsand UN Vision. She is also often heard on RFI, BBC, Deutshe Welle and Monocle Radio radio programs.