Aurélie Adam Soule

Aurélie Adam Soule or Aurélie Adam Soule Zoumarou (born 1984) is a Beninese politician who has been a Minister of Digital Economy and Communications.

Aurélie Adam Soule
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Born1984
NationalityBenin
Occupationpolitician
Known forMinister of Digital Economy and Communications.

LifeEdit

Soule was born in Nikki in 1984. She has a technology based master's degree from Telecom SudParis and a Certificate in Management of Public Policies and Leadership from Syracuse University in New York.[1]

She worked in France and returned to Benin in 2008.[1]

She was appointed the Minister of Digital Economy and Communications for Benin.[1] in October 2017 by President Patrice Talon.[2]

She was elected to chair the ministers of French-speaking nations who are working together to improve their medium and long terms plans for the digital economy in 2019.[3] Soule encouraged further digitisation supported by UNCTAD in Benin. Laws had been written to regulate the e-economy byt they had not been passed. Soule noted that the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 provided an opportunity for further e-commerce.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Aurelie Adam Soule Zoumarou". World Bank Live. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-15.
  2. ^ "Aurelie Adam-Soule Zoumarou". www.broadbandcommission.org. Retrieved 2020-02-15.
  3. ^ Rédaction, La. "Bénin : la ministre Aurélie Adam Soulé à la première réunion du Groupe de travail sur le numérique | CIO MAG" (in French). Retrieved 2020-02-15.
  4. ^ "unctad.org | Benin, Mali and Niger eager to tap e-commerce opportunities". unctad.org. Retrieved 2020-05-21.