HE Ibrahima Touré

Ambassador of Côte d'Ivoire

Surname: TOURE
Name: Ibrahima
Date of birth: 7 march 1971 : 001 917
Phone Number: 9173612870
e-mails : ib.toure@diplomatie.gouv.ci


– 06 October 2021: Appointed Ambassador of Côte d’Ivoire to the United
States of America, with residence in Washington;
-2020 and 2021: Vice President of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
-October 2019: Appointed Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative
to the United Nations in New York;
– 2018-2019: Political Coordinator to the UN Security Council (Also in charge
of Peacekeeping Operations, the Peacebuilding Commission, Security and
Humanitarian issues in West Africa, including G5-Sahel and the Office United
Nations for West Africa (UNOWAS);
– October 2016: Advisor to the Permanent Representative of Côte d’Ivoire to
the United Nations in New York;
– 2013-Oct. to 2016: Deputy Director of Geopolitical Analysis at the Ministry
of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Humanitarian and Disarmament issues
(Arms control, Cross-border security issues trafficking, geopolitical issues of
national interest;
– October 2012: Deputy Director and Research Officer, Office of the Minister
of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs;
– 2006 to 2012: Counselor Economic Affairs, Côte d’Ivoire Embassy in the
United Kingdom;
– 2000-2005: First Secretary in charge of Economic and Commercial Affairs,
the Côte d’Ivoire Embassy in the UK;

– 1998-1999: Research Officer in the Africa, Asia and Middle East Department,
Head of Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan
– 1997-1998: Research Officer in the Africa, Asia and Middle East Department,
Head of Middle East Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan.
– March 2019: UN Security Council field visits in Mali and Burkina Faso;
– February 2015: Experts Meeting state parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (Port
of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago);
– October 2014 and January 2015: Experts Meeting of Member States on the
UEMOA Peace and Security Program (Dakar, Senegal);
– April 2014: Intersessional meetings on cluster munitions and anti-personnel
mines (Geneva, Switzerland);
– November 2013: National focal point for the creation of the early warning
and rapid response system in Côte d’Ivoire, CI-ECOWAS-USAID Tripartite
– September 2013: 4th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster
Munitions (Lusaka, Zambia);
– July 2012: In collaboration with Cabinet Mazars, CEPICI and Farmstreet
Media, organization of the Conference on Investment Opportunities in Mines
and Hydrocarbons,
– March 2008: Organizer of the “Conference on Investment Opportunities in
the Mining and Hydrocarbons sector in Ivory Coast”, 8-10 March 2010, London
– Since 2002-2007: Organizer, in collaboration with the “Business Council for
Africa”, of “Annual meetings with British business circles on the evolution of
the socio-political situation in Côte d’Ivoire and investment opportunities”,
2002-2012, London.
– 2000: Member of the “Business Council for Africa” (BCA) ;
2001: “Member of the Royal African Society”, School of African and Oriental
Studies (SOAS) at Birbeck University, London;

– 2001: Member of “Chatham House” (Royal Institute of International Affairs);
– October 2000: China-Africa summit in Beijing;
– September 2017: Training in Beijing on UN Security Council
– 2016, UNITAR training on conflict resolution
– June 03-04, 2014: Training Seminar on Geopolitical and Strategic Issues in
West Africa;
– June 2001: Training course at the Development Center for Commercial
Attachés in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Training in communication and
economic promotion techniques (seminars, conferences, etc.), media
– October 2000: Training course at the Beijing Diplomacy Institute; Training
on major economic and political axes, the founding principles of Chinese
– 1998: Training course at the Japanese International Cooperation Agency
(JICA) on the mechanisms of financial and technical cooperation in Japan,
– 2004-2005: Post-Graduate Certificate in Political Economy. Option:
“Globalization, Development and Transition”, University of Westminster,
– 1996-1998: Graduate of the National School of Administration (ENA),
– 1993: Bachelor Degree in English, University of Abidjan, Department of
– 1992: University Diplomas in Literary Studies (DUEL1 and 2), African and
American Literature;
– 1990: Baccalaureate Series A, Lycée Moderne de Man;
– 1989: Baccalaureate 1 (Bac Probatoire);
– 1987: Brevet d ́Études du Premier Cycle (BEPC), CEG de Biankouma;
– 1982: Certificate of Elementary Primary Studies (CEPE), Biankouma.
English (written and spoken): Excellent. Aptitude in translation and
interpreting (French-English)
French (Written and Speaking): Excellent
German (Written and Speaking): Fair

September 11, 2023 at the Ris Restaurant