Mr. Mohamed Diedhiou

Mr. Mohamed Diedhiou. National Coordinator.
National Coordinator

Mohamed DIEDHIOU ( is an environmental lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in parliamentary capacity building.

He has participated as a consultant in several projects focused on the development of legislation related to the environment and sustainable development.

After obtaining his Master 2 in Environmental Law at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, he was accepted as an associate researcher at the Laboratoire d'Études et de Recherche en Politiques et Droit de l'Environnement et Santé (LERPDES). His thesis topic focused on the Convention on Cooperation in the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the Atlantic Area of Western, Central and Southern Africa (Abidjan Convention).

He has carried out several research visits at the Laboratory of Marine Environmental Sciences (LEMAR) of the European University Institute of the Sea (IUEM) as part of the H2020-Marie Curie-RISE Paddle project "Planning in a liquid world, tropical issues".

Mohamed is co-author of a collective manual on marine and coastal environmental law in Senegal, published an article entitled "Fight against climate change in Senegal: analysis of the legal and institutional framework" published at the Bulletin de liaison du développement durable de l'espace francophone - Objectif Terre. He has also co-authored an article entitled "A first step towards representing nature before at Senegalese courts: the recognition of damage caused to the marine environment" at Vertigo —the e-journal in environmental sciences.