Ibrahima has joined the GEF Secretariat as an environmental specialist in the Climate Change and Chemicals Team, to strengthen the work on Persistent Organic Pollutants. Ibrahima, a chemical engineer, is the former director of the Basel Regional Center for francophone Africa, and comes to the GEF Secretariat with 20 years of experience gained in the Senegalese Ministry of Environment, as well as the Secretariat of the Basel Convention in Geneva and as a Senior Special Fellow for UNITAR. He has been an active participant in the international negotiations leading to the adoption and implementation of the chemicals and waste conventions and agreements, including the Stockholm and Basel conventions.
Area of Expertise:
Africa Regional Coordinator, chemicals and waste
GEF Secretariat - Programs Unit
Sr. Environmental Specialist