The Women for Climate Summit will be held on May 29-30, 2015 in Skhirat – Morocco at the Centre international de conférence Mohammed VI. To register for this event please click on the button below and fill out the registration form:
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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Ph.D. in Public Law and Political Science ; Professor of higher education; Arbitre- mediator
National President of ESPOD, the Moroccan Association for the promotion of women’s enterprise ; Author of the book “Women, power and society : challenges to democracy” and of the GEDES project – Gender and Economic and Social Rights.
Member of the Group of Research and Studies on the Territory and of the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (Rabat).
Fode Sylla (born 23 January 1963 in Thies, Senegal) is Goodwill Ambassador of Senegal, he was appointed in October 2014 by the President of Republic of Senegal Macky Sall.
He was president of SOS Racisme (1992-1999) and MEP (1999-2004).
In October 2007, Areva appointed him project manager for the economic and social development of Africa. Then in 2010, Fode Sylla became vice-president of Renewable Energy for Areva Africa.
He led a mission in 2009 to Jean Louis Borloo then Minister of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Sea “to support the Minister’s action and maintain contacts with African Ministers of the Environment “for the UN climate conference in Copenhagen.
Member of the Economic and Social and Environmental Council (2004-2010), he was appointed rapporteur for the opinion on Employment of young people in poor neighborhoods adopted by the ESC 9 July 2008.
Fode Sylla is invested in many NGOs (President of the International Federation SOS Racisme, Honorary Committee of LICRA, Honorary President of Waalangan, water drilling projects in Senegal, Member of the European Monitoring Démocratie and the President of Fode Sylla & Associates).
He is the author of numerous articles and has contributed to several publications:
– Qui a peur de Malcolm X ? – 1993
– La Préférence nationale : un apartheid à la française – 1998
– L’Enfant noir de la République – 2011