Mindaoudou is a former Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, and African Integrity. She has served the government since the mid-1990s and is also the former Secretary-General for the Network for Rural Law. Ms Mindaoudou has written extensively about economic development and women’s issues. She is one of the most senior-level women politicians in West Africa having been the UN Special Representative for Côte d’Ivoire, Head of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) from 2013-2017 and in 2020, she was appointed co-chair by the World Health Organization (WHO) of an independent commission to investigate claims of abuse by aid workers.
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