Experts' profiles - Emily Massawa
Emily Massawa
Emily Massawa works for UNEP to develop and formulate policies related to climate change adaptation. She also advises and provides technical assistance to various stakeholders (governmental and intergovernmental organisations, non-governmental organisations and the scientific communities) in the development and implementation of adaptation projects under the UNEP Climate Change Strategy. She is part of the core team working with the Regional Office for Africa to support UNFCCC post-2012 discussions.

Emily has more than 25 years of extensive national and international experience working in the field of Multilateral Environmental Conventions. She was the lead negotiator and focal point for Kenya to the Climate Change discussions under UNFCCC. She coordinated the preparations for the Twelfth Conference of the Parties (COP-12) to UNFCCC. Emily also held several positions under the Kenya Government the most recent being Deputy Director of Compliance and Enforcement in the National Environment Management Authority.

Emily earned a Master of Science in Environmental Science Technology from Delft Netherlands and a Diploma in Environmental Management from Adelaide University.
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