Experts' profiles - Salif Diop
Salif Diop
Salif Diop is Senior Environmental Affairs Officer at UNEPs Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA). He is a water specialist with extensive experience in various aspects of coastal oceanography, freshwater assessment, aquatic and marine conservation.

S. Diop holds 2 doctorates from University Louis Pasteur/Strasbourg/France, a 3rd cycle Doctorate in 1978 and a State Doctorate in 1986. He had a one year sabbatical in RSMAS (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences) of the University of Miami/USA Division of Biological and Living Resources in 1987.

S. Diop has published over 120 scientific papers, reports and articles, including 3 published and 5 co-editor books and has been a member of numerous societies and scientific committees, commissions and working groups from 1987 to 2005.

His experience with International Organizations spans from consultancies with USAID, UNESCO / Marine Sciences, UNESCO MAB, UNDP and IMO, IUCN and UNEP between 1982 and 1998 to Chief Technical Adviser of a UNDP/UNESCO regional project on Coastal Marine Systems in Africa.
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