Moustapha Kamal Gueye
Dr. Moustapha Kamal GUEYE is Senior Research Fellow at ICTSD. He presently serves as Programme Officer and Acting Head, Green Economy Advisory Services at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) since 2009. Before joining UNEP, Kamal was for three years Senior Programme Manager-Environment Cluster at ICTSD. Previously, Dr Gueye worked and researched for twelve years across Asia and managed policy research projects on energy, environment and sustainable development in China and India at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan.
Previously, he worked for the Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Dakar. Kamal was consultant to the Fair Trade Commission of Japan and advised Toyota Motor Corporation World Convention 2003 on corporate environment and social initiatives in Africa. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Tokyo and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.
Kamal holds a Ph.D. and M.A. with specialization in Foreign Direct Investment in Southeast Asia from Nagoya University, Japan; a Diplôme D’Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in Public International Law and LL.M. in International Economic Law from the University of Dakar, Senegal. He has Executive Certificates from the World Bank Institute (Washington) and Columbia University (New York), the Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (Tokyo); and the Integrated Research and Action for Development (New Delhi). Dr. Gueye is the author of numerous books, reports and articles on trade, environment and sustainable development. A citizen of Senegal, Kamal speaks Wolof, French, English and Japanese.