Adrien is a Doctor in Geography who teaches hydrology, land and water management. His work includes expertise in “Tropis Environment”, where environmental concerns are associated with development issues. Adrien has been head of several missions and authors of several studies commissioned by the Government of Senegal and the World Bank. He is one of the founders of the Graduate School on Water, Quality and Uses of Water (EDEQUE) at Cheikh Anta Diop University and is the author of several articles and scientific publications. His YMCA experience includes President, Parcelles Assainies YMCA’s, 2003 to 2011; and President, Senegal YMCA, 2011-to date. Adrien wants to convince people that the crises in Africa are directly related to the division of the continent into small states and that Pan-Africanism is the only solution to realise the dream of an African Renaissance. Adrien also wants to work toward the development of closer relationships between the national movements on the continent.