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  • SAMBA, Dr EBRAHIM MALICK was born on December 27, 1932 in Banjul, Gambia.

  • Education

    • University of Munich & Saarbrucken, Germany, 1954-1959, State Exam in Law & Diploma European Studies. University of Paris l, 1959-1960, Dr Public International Law. McGill University, 1960-1961, Master of Laws.

      University of California at Berkeley, United States of America, 1961-1962, Rch Fellow in Law. Spoken languages: English, French.


    • Director, Onchocerciasis Control Program, World Health Organization since 1990. Director, tions: present post since 1991. Senior Environmental Affairs Officer & Chief, Air Pollution Section, Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, 1986-1991.

      Chief, Environmental Law Unit, & Deputy Director, Environmental Management Service, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya, 1983-1986. Assistant Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources, Switzerland, 1981-1983. Secretary-General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna & Flora, Switzerland, 1978-1981.

      Senior Legal Officer/ Environmental Law Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1970-1978. Associate Proofessor of Law, Institute of Air & Space Law, McGill University, Canada, 1968-1970 & 1963-1965. Visiting Professor of Law, Haile Sellassie University, Ethiopia, 1965-1968.


    Member: International Law Association (Secretary of Montreal Section, 1963-1965). International Council of Environmental Law. International African Law Association.

    Society Frangaise de Droit Аёпеп et Spatial.



    Environmental, international and comparative law, African law, international environmental management and organization. African history, music, mountain hiking.


    • Spouse Mary, National of Gambia.
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    Born December 27, 1932