Mr. Ibila DJIBRIL is a Beninese Negotiator on Climate Change, with an Advanced Vocational Studies Diploma (DEPA) in Environmental Management, of Senghor Francophone University in Alexandria, Egypt, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Law and Taxation of Benin National University. Mr. Ibila works in the Ministry of Environment where he successively held the positions of: Head of the Environmental Legislation and Regulations Department, Director of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Risks Management, Environmental Technical Advisor for the Minister of Environment, Housing and Town Planning and Director General of Climate Change. He is currently the Coordinator of the National Capacity Building Project for the Management of Conventions related to the environment in connection with the Sustainable Development Goals (PRC) in the same ministry.
At international level, he was a member of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) from 2008 to 2015 where he played the role of Vice-President. Since 2017 Mr. Ibila has been a member of the Adaptation Fund Board, of which he was successively Vice-Chairman and now Chairman. He has several writings to his credit, including World Trade Organization’s jurisprudence on the environment in 2005 and, The Beninese negotiator’s guide on climate change, November 2019, with Mamadou HONADIA from Burkina Faso.