Yamide Dagnet

Director, Climate Negotiations, World Resources Institute

Yamide Dagnet is Director, Climate Negotiations at WRI. Over the past nine years she has led projects and engagement on climate negotiations for the design and the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Yamide brings more than 18 years of experience in advancing environmental objectives, having worked for the European governments, a UK policy lead and negotiator on the UNFCCC measurement, reporting and verification framework, as UK Deputy Focal Point for the IPCC, as a reviewer under the UNFCCC of countries’ national policies, and as France’s focal point for the EU neighborhood policy and twinning program. She has also been a part-time senior country engagement specialist for the NDC Partnership, providing strategic advice and coordinated the cooperation and mobilized resources from donors and implementing agencies in least developed countries and small island states to fast-track the implementation and enhancement of their climate plans.

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