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Omedi Moses Jura

Vice-Chair of the Advisory Board of the CTCN; and Member of The Secretariat to the National Climate Change Action Plan 2018-22 of Kenya

Engineer Omedi Moses Jura is in the Government of Kenya’s Secretariat of the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) 2018 – 2022 and NDC taskforces; and currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). Mr. Jura is a Kenyan delegate to the UNFCCC and lead coordinator for the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) in climate technology development and transfer. He has 36 years of experience at various levels in the Government of Kenya; having worked at National Headquarters as the Deputy Director of the Climate Change Directorate at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and previously held senior roles in the Ministries of Water as well in the Ministry of Agriculture in various other capacities at provincial and district levels since 1981.

 

He carried out assorted official international assignments, including leading the Kenyan delegation in climate change negotiations, heading the National Climate Change Secretariat; spearheading various initiatives including the establishment of the Climate Change Directorate; development of the climate change framework policy and bill, the National Climate Change Response Strategy 2010 and the first Action Plan 2013-17. Eng. Jura was also involved in the formulation of the Climate Change Act 2016 and other programmes including the Water Towers Restoration and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), Climate and Clean Air Coalition initiatives and Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme.