Minata Cessouma Samate

Minata Samate Cessouma

Minata Cessouma Samate

African Union Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs, and Social Development

H. E. Amb. Minata Samate Cessouma is the Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs, and Social Development. She is a native of Burkina Faso with over thirty (30) years of experience in international relations, Diplomacy, Governance and peace and security, and humanitarian and social affairs. At the international level, Her Excellency has served as Director of the United Nations and African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur from June 2014 to July 2015, where she contributed through negotiations and mediation to strengthening peacekeeping operations, humanitarian affairs, and preventive diplomacy. 


Sessions by Minata Cessouma Samate
Group Meeting Plenary Session Side Events Thematic Panel

Monday, 16 May

14:30 16:00
Main stage
Plenary session

The panel focuses on the strategies and actions that need to be taken to eliminate child labour and accelerate progress towards achieving SDG Target 8.7. 

Tuesday, 17 May