Ange-Benjamin Brida

Côte d’Ivoire Facilitator

Ange-Benjamin Brida has more than 10 years of working experience in climate science and policy, as well as climate negotiations with various institutions, such as the United Nations, Climate Action Network International, the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GiZ), Climate Analytics and others. Over the past seven years he served as programme coordinator and national Focal Point for the Climate and Clean Air Coalition  (CCAC) at the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Côte d’Ivoire where he led the development and implementation of the national action plan for reducing Short-Lived Climate Pollutants in Côte d’Ivoire. He represented his country at the CCAC steering committee and served as the co-chair of the planning hub of the coalition and member of the steering committee and modelling group for the development of the integrated assessment on climate change, air quality and sustainable development in Africa.

Ben contributed to the development of Côte d’Ivoire’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and led the country’s group of experts during the International Consultation and Analysis (ICA) and Facilitative Sharing of View (FSV) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) international review process. Previously, Ben served as climate services research fellow at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA), African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) under the Climate Information for Development Programme (ClimDev-Africa).

Ben is embedded with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in Côte d’Ivoire. 

This position is supported by GIZ.

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