Alioune Badara Cisse is a Senegalese politician and renowned mediator who helped broker a peace deal during a recent violent protest, died August 28.
Born 1958, he was the leader of the diplomatic mission, a position he acquired through President Macky Sall and was also the founder of the ruling party Alliance for the Republic (APR).
Member of the Alliance for the Republic , he was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad, number 2 in the government, until October 2012 , when he was replaced by Mankeur Ndiaye .
Furthermore, his passion for the language of Shakespeare made him the first winner of the General Competition in English in 1977 at the Lycée. He then began studying foreign languages, English and Spanish.
This is how he successively obtained a license in Public International Law at the University of Social Sciences of Toulouse, a Masters in Applied Foreign Languages at the University of Toulouse le Mirail, a diploma from the Institute of Political Studies of Toulouse as well as two higher diplomas (DS) in Economic Law of Air Transport and Development and Technical Cooperation at the University of Toulouse.
In March 2021, as the moderator of the republic, Alioune Badara, called on President Macky Sall to speak out, to listen to Senegalese youth and warned against an escalation of violence when thousands of youths rioted in protest to the arrest of opposition leader Sonko.