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Selam Abebe

30 July 2021 - 30 July 2021

10:00AM - 11:30AM

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Selam Abebe, Global Goal for Adaptation for Raising Ambition under the Paris Agreement, Road to COP26/CMA 3 Preparatory Lecture Series

Selam Kidane Abebe is an woman's faceinternational environmental law expert and works as a legal advisor to the Africa Group Negotiators (AGN) for the negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She led the legal and procedural negotiations of the Paris Agreement for the African Group and negotiated the rule book of the Paris Agreement. Selam is a member of the Article 15 Committee of the Paris Agreement to facilitate implementation and promote compliance with the provisions of the Agreement.

 

Before that, she worked for the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Forest of Ethiopia, as the director of environmental law and policy department where she led the development of environmental laws, policies and climate strategies of the country. 

 

Selam is also a Leverhulme Doctoral Scholar in climate justice at the University of Reading.

 

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