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Moïse Mbimbe Nlom

Land and Environmental Rights Defender


Moïse Mbimbe is a Land and Environmental Rights Defender working as Program Associate at the African Regional Coordination Unit of the International Land Coalition (ILC Africa). He owns a Masters in International and Comparative Environmental Law from the University of Limoges, France. Moïse has been dealing with matters related to land rights for more than 7 years as he has successively worked as Community Legal Field Worker in the project ‘Greening’ the respect of human rights in Congo Basin led by the Centre for Environment and Development (CED) and implemented in Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Congo and Gabon; Coordinator of Action for Community Development (ACD) and now Program Associate at ILC Africa.

Moïse has also been involved in many international advocacy spaces at national and international levels such as Cameroon National Land Coalition, the Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples Mechanism (CSIPM) for the relations with the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIWG) in charge of the elaboration of an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and human rights.

Moïse has also supported various initiatives at country and international levels such as the establishment of regional land observatories in Cameroon, the establishment of a global youth movement to push for a fair binding Treaty on transnational corporations with respect to human rights to mention a few. Finally, Moïse has been involved in several studies related to community land rights.