Emmanuel Moutondo is a Legal Officer with the UNEP’s Division of Environmental Law and Conventions. He ensures coordination and provision of technical assistance in environmental law to the francophone and lusophone African countries. Emmanuel is also working on the interlinkages and synergies aspects of environmental law development and implementation. His initial assignment with UNEP dates back to 1991-1992. In different assignments, he has worked for UNEP in various capacities either as a consultant or a staff member, contributing to the development and implementation of UNEP’s law programme.
Prior to his new assignment with UNEP as a staff member (since May 2005), Emmanuel was the Director of a EU-funded Project on the Independent Observation of Forest Law Enforcement in Yaounde, Cameroon. He also worked as Staff Lawyer for the London-based Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development (FIELD). Emmanuel contributed in the development and implementation of Foundation's Biodiversity and Climate Change Programmes.
Emmanuel holds an LLB in Public Law (Licence en Droit Public) and an International Postgraduate Diploma in environmental studies. He is also trained in investigation techniques.