Idris Alaba Aderinto (Nigeria, ENVS '23)

October 13, 2022

Idris obtained a BSc. in Geography and Planning from the University of Lagos. After completing his undergraduate degree, he worked as an environmental analyst with a private organization and contributed in implementing World Bank-funded projects on Food Security and Disaster Risk Reduction. He also volunteered as a researcher with UNDP, researching socioeconomic resilience and recovery policies for COVID-19. Idris is pursuing an MSc. in Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU. 

What is your goal in life?

To contribute to improving the financial and technical ability of the developing world, particularly highly vulnerable regions, in responding to climate change impacts to ensure enhanced and sustained adaptive capacity.

Why did you choose your course of study?

The CEU MESP programme offers the opportunity to develop foundational and multidisciplinary knowledge in core environmental domains relevant to my career development and goals.

What do you hope to gain from your time at CEU?

Develop my knowledge of contemporary socioenvironmental issues while being exposed to the intercultural perspectives of fellow students towards becoming a globalized citizen.