Hakima El Haité is a member of the executive board of Mouvement Populaire Morocco. She was elected as the 14th president of Liberal International at the 62nd Congress in Dakar, Senegal in 2018. She is the second female president in Liberal International’s history and the first from the MENA region.
El Haité is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of environmental sustainability, development, and climate change. As the former Minister of Environment for the Kingdom of Morocco, she was a major player in bringing COP22 to Morocco. She was elected Vice President of COP 21 in 2015, where she helped to orchestrate the Paris Agreement on climate change, and appointed Special Envoy and UN High-Level Champion of the International Climate Conference in 2016.