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Mr Abdalah Mokssit is the current Chair of the World Adaptataion Science Progrmme (WASP), starting from 1 December 2022.

He is the Secretary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and has vast experience with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). He is a former Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group I, which deals with the physical science basis of climate change, and has served as a member of the WMO commissions apart from serving as the vice president of the World Meteorological Congress. Mr. Mokssit has held a number of leadership positions including Chief of dynamic meteorology service of Morocco, the Head the National Centre for Climate and Meteorological Research (CNCRM) in Morocco, and was also appointed as the Director of the National Meteorological Department of Morocco, a career spanning over 25 years in strategic management.

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