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Detrimental effects of climate change can be felt in the short-term through natural hazards, such as landslides, floods and hurricanes; and in the long-term, through more gradual degradation of the environment.
The adverse effects of these events are already felt in many areas, including in relation to, inter alia, agriculture and food security; biodiversity and ecosystems; water resources; human health; human settlements and migration patterns; and energy, transport and industry.
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Since 2008 she performs the functions of Minister of Education, Environment, Communication and Gender, Spokesman within the Provincial Government of the City of Kinshasa.
Previously, she had the opportunity to acquire a broad professional experience in the public and private sectors, being Head of Department of Tourism Promotion / National Tourist Office (ONT); Deputy Minister of Women and Family in charge of projects and Cooperation with International Organizations; Advisor to the Prime Minister; Provincial Minister in charge of Education, Information, Women’s Affairs and Family and spokesman of the Provincial Government in Kinshasa.
She is a founding member and activist in several development associations and defense of human rights (especially the rights of women and children), including: Coordination for the Development of Kasai Oriental (CODEKOR); Coordination for the Development of Kinshasa (Codek); Women’s Active Force (FFA); Network of African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians (NAWMP / DRC); Permanent Dialogue Framework of the Congolese Women (CAFCO).
She also participated in numerous conferences and seminars with the Commission sessions for the Status of Women of the United Nations in New York; the World Forum of Francophone Women; Regional Conference on Women, Peace; Security and Development in the Great Lakes Region; 4th Meeting of Women for a Better World; Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen.
Thérèse Olenga Kalonda is a recipient of the Gold Medal of Civic Merit for good services and bravery rendered to the nation, Commander of the Order of Merit of the French Republic, Ambassador for Peace.
Born in 1963 in Rabat, Saïd Mouline is an engineer specialist in the energy and environmental questions. Graduate from the Institut National Polytechnique (Grenoble, France) and University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), he is President of the Green Economy Commission at the General Confederation of the Moroccan Companies (CGEM) and President of the Moroccan Center for Clean Production. He was advisor to the President of OCP, the world leading phosphate company for a sustainable development policy. He has in the past worked within the Cabinet of the Minister of Energy and Mines and counseled various national and international organizations like the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental protection, BMCE Bank, WLPGA, World Bank, IFC, GTZ, KfW and UNDP. He is currently CEO of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency National Agency (ADEREE).