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Biography of Amara ESSY

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Amara ESSY
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Born on 20/12/1944 (format : day/month/year)

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Amara Essy (Born 20 december 1944), is a diplomat from Ivory Coast.

Amara Essy (born December 20 1944) is a diplomat from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). He was born in the town of Bouake, in Ivory Coast. Served as the President of the Un Security in Council in January 1990.He served as the president of the United Nations General Assembly from 1994 to 1995. He also served as the foreign minister of Ivory Coast from 1990 until 2000. In 2001 he became secretary-general of the Organisation of African Unity and served in that position until July 2002 when the OAU was transformed into the African Union. He then served as interim Chairman of the Commission of the African Union until 2003.He was replaced by Alpha Oumar Konaré.

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