Dodo Aïchatou Mindaoudou was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Niger in 2001. Prior to this post, Aïchatou Mindaoudou served Niger as the Minister of Social Development, Population, and Women in the mid-1990s, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation from 1999 to 2000, and a member of the Permanent Secretariat for the creation of a Strategy Document on the Poverty of Niger.
Outside the political world, Aïchatou Mindaoudou has served her country as the Secretary-General of the Network for Rural Law and a member of the African Society for International Law. She is also a distinguished author on issues of women, human development, economic development, and privatization and has participated in numerous conferences worldwide.
Minister Dodo Aïchatou Mindaoudou received her Doctorate in Law in 1991 at the University of Paris, Pantheon Sorbonne, specializing in International Law and Economy.
Source: University Programs and Events Planning Resources, September 2004