Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw

Executive Secretary @ United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Ibrahim Thiaw is the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General in Sahel.

With 40 years of experience in sustainable development, environmental governance and natural resource management, Mr. Thiaw has played a key role in the organization of the strategic vision of United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) where he was Deputy Executive Director (2013-2018).

He was also Active Director General at the Internaitonal Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)