Director, Multilateral Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
TEARINAKI TANIELU 2018 Director, Multilateral Affairs Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
ONIKA ANGELA STELLINGBURG 2018 Department of Environment, Guyana
Department of Environment, Guyana
Angelique Pouponneau 2018 CEO, Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCATT)
CEO, Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCATT)
Ahmed Falah 2018 Maldives EPA
ZOE AYONG 2017 Vanuatu Natural Disaster
Vanuatu Natural Disaster Office
Ahmed Abdallah Saand Youssouf 2017 Comoros
Attaché, Climate Change advisor, Permanent mission of Comoros to the United Nations.
Saand is an Engineer in Energy and Environment from the University of Technology of Belfort Montbeliard, France. In 2015 he started working as a junior consultant in renewable energy for Comoros Negotiators and Diplomats. Despite his specialization in renewable energy, Saand decided to following the Climate Finance track at the UNFCCC negotiations. He is now pursuing his career helping his country in areas related to Climate Change and Energy as a Climate Change Advisor at the Permanent Mission of the Union of Comoros to the United Nations.
Melissa Peña Rodriguez 2017 Dominican Republic
Aseel Hassan 2017 Senior State Attorney
Maldives Senior State Attorney, Maldives Attorney General’s Office
Thaddeus Atkin Siota, Solomon Islands 2016 Chief Climate Change Adaptation Officer
Chief Climate Change Adaptation Officer, Climate Change Division, Ministry of Environment Climate Change Disaster Management and Meteorology, Solomon Islands
In his role as the Chief Climate Change Adaptation Officer, Thaddeus collaborates on vulnerability and risk assessment studies, provides guidance on the dissemination of climate change information, and assisted in drafting the Solomon Islands climate change bill. In addition, he works with communities and partners on the development and implementation of adaptation projects. Thaddeus continues to represent the Solomon Islands at the UNFCCC and assists colleagues in understanding the UNFCCC process.