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Ayman Cherkaoui

Leaders Africa 2018





Ayman Cherkaoui is the Coordinator for the Mohammed VI Prize for the Climate and Sustainable Development as well as Senior Manager, Strategic Development at the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection. Ayman is the Deputy Chair for the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law. Ayman is also Regional Facilitator of Major Groups and Stakeholders, Africa, elected by African organizations accredited to UNEP. Ayman is also Lead Counsel for Climate Change at the Center for International Sustainable Development Law, Obama Foundation: Africa Leader, Ambassador for the Adaptation without Borders Initiative, Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leader, and Member of the Advisory Group of the Online Climate Negotiations SEI Project. Ayman has academic background in Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Finance, Law and Engineering. Previously, he was Executive Director of the Global Compact Local Network in Morocco for UNDP/CGEM, Special Advisor to the Presidency of COP22 as well as Legal Advisor to the Environment Minister of Morocco, Judge for the SDG Action Awards, and worked for Valyans Consulting and the International Air Transport Association.