World Resources Institute - United States
Twitter : @YDagnet
Yamide Dagnet is now leading the research, analysis and stakeholder engagement regarding the implementation of the Paris Agreement. This consists in designing effective and participatory rules, guidelines and mechanisms to scale up actions and support, to get transparent and verifiable data, to hold countries accountable for their commitments, and to also provide the necessary enabling, institutional and regulatory environment, capacity building to transition toward a sustainable and fair zero-carbon and climate-resilient economy. Yamide brings 13 years of experience, including working for the UK and French governments in safeguarding environmental assets, as a policy lead and negotiator on UNFCCC measurement, reporting and verification framework, as manager of the UK greenhouse Gas inventory, the UK Deputy Focal Point for the IPCC, reviewer under the UNFCCC of countries’ national communications, France’s Focal point for the EU neighborhood policy and twinning program and UK representative for European standardization process for chemicals in contact with drinking water. Yamide holds a Master in Engineering from the University of Technology of Compiegne (France), with a minor in European studies and specialization in environment, security and quality insurance. In addition to English, she speaks French, Spanish, Portuguese and Creole.