We depend on health and productive ecosystems to meet our basic needs, but biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation are expected to continue, or event accelerate. Nature conservation and protection efforts and sustainable management of ecosystems are essential for humans to thrive.

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Organizations

biovision

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Biovision Foundation

Biovision Foundation

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

Earthjustice

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Earthjustice

Earthjustice

Intergovernmental Organizations

Geneva Environment Network

GEN

Global Footprint Network

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Global Footprint Network

Global Footprint Network

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

MAVA Foundation

MAVA

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Nature4Climate

Nature4Climate

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Oak Foundation

Oak Foundation

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Oceana

Oceana

South Center

Intergovernmental Organizations

South Centre

South Centre

UNEP

Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Europe Office

UNEP Europe Office

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Zoï Environment Network

Zoï Environment Network

Experts

Alastair Macfarlane

Alastair Macfarlane is an International Fisheries Management Expert at the Ministry for Primary Industries of New Zealand

André Hoffmann

André Hoffmann is the President of MAVA Foundation.

Anita Studer

Anita Studer is a conservationist and the founder of Nordesta Reforestation and Education.

Anthony Lehmann

Anthony Lehmann is a professor at the Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) at the University of Geneva.

Ben Janse van Rensburg

Ben Janse van Rensburg is the Chief of the Enforcement Unit at CITES.

Berta Pesti

Berta Pesti is the Head of the Secretariat of Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Bruno Oberle

Bruno Oberle is the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Charlotte Pavageau

Charlotte Pavageau works as an advocacy and policy at Biovision Foundation.

Christian Bréthaut

Christian Bréthaut is Scientific Director at the Geneva Water Hub.

Daniel F. McGinnis

Daniel F. McGinnis is an Associate Professor at the Aquatic Physics Department F.-A. Forel of the University of Geneva.

David Morgan

David Morgan is the Chief of the Science Unit at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Dejana Radisavljevic

Dejana Radisavljevic is a Research Assistant to the Scientific Services Team at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Dorina Seitaj

Dorina Seitaj is a Programme Officer at IUCN's Ocean team.

Dorsa Sheikholeslami

Dorsa Sheikholeslami is a Nature-based Solutions Programme Officer at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Duarte Bué Alves

Duarte Bué Alves is the Consul General of Portugal in Manchester.

Hélène Gandois

Hélène Gandois is the Programme and Documentation Officer at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Hyeon Jeong Kim

Hyeong Jeong Kim is an Associate Scientific Support Officer to the Science Unit of the Convention to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Ivo Mulder

Climate Finance Unit Head, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Ivonne Higuero

Ivonne Higuero is the Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Jane Smart

Jane Smart is the Global Director of the Biodiversity Conservation Group and the Director of the Global Species Programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Jay Aldous

Jay Aldous is the Deputy Secretary-General of the Convention on Wetlands.
Jean-Christophe Vié

Jean-Christophe Vié

Jean-Christophe Vié is the Director of the Franklinia Foundation.

Jon Hutton

Jon Hutton is the Director of the Luc Hoffman Institute.

Juan Carlos Vasquez

Juan Carlos Vasquez is the Chief of Legal Affairs and Compliance at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Justin Adams

Co-Head, Platform for Accelerating Nature-Based Solutions, World Economic Forum and Executive Director of the Tropical Forest Alliance

Karen Gaynor

Karen Gaynor is a Scientific Support Officer at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Karen Sudmeier-Rieux

Karen Sudmeier-Rieux is a Senior Advisor under the Resilience to Disasters and Conflicts Global Support Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Lars Peter Riishøjgaard

Lars Peter Riishøjgaard is Deputy Director of the Infrastructure Department and Director of the WMO Integrated Observing System (WIGOS) Branch.

Luca Chinotti

Luca Chinotti is a Senior Specialist in Multilateral Affairs at WWF.

Lynda Mansson

Lynda Mansson is the Director General of the MAVA Foundation.

Marco Lambertini

Marco Lambertini is the Director General of WWF International.

Mario Boccucci

Mario Boccucci is the Head of the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat.

Marisol Estrella

Marisol Estrella is the Programme Coordinator for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Disasters and Conflicts Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Minna Epps

Minna Epps is the Director of IUCN Ocean team.

Musonda Mumba

Musonda Mumba will be the seventh Secretary-General of the Convention on Wetlands, from October 2022.

Natasha Carmi

Natasha Carmi is Lead Water Specialist at the Geneva Water Hub.

Otto Simonett

Otto Simonett is the Director of Zoï Environment Network.

Paola Deda

Paola Deda is the Director of Forest, Land and Housing Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Pavan Sukhdev

Pavan Sukhdev is the President of WWF International.

Peter Bille Larsen

Peter Bille Larson is Senior Lecturer and Associate Researcher, at the Environmental Governance and Territorial Development Institute and Department of Sociology, of the University of Geneva.

Rachel Gaughan

Rachel Gaughan is a consultant in the Legal Unit of the CITES Secretariat.

Radhika Murti

Director, Global Ecosystem Management Programme

Remi Parmentier

Remi Parmentier is the Co-Founder and Director of the Varda Group and an Adviser to Friends of Ocean Action

Salman Hussain

Salman Hussain is the Coordinator of the The Economics Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB).

Sebastian König

Sebastian König is the Chief Scientist in the International Affairs Division of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and is Switzerland’s Focal Point for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

Sofie H. Flensborg

Sofie H. Flensborg is the Officer in Charge of the Outreach and Projects Unit at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Sonia Peña Moreno

Sonia Peña Moreno is the Director of the International Policy Centre at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Thea Caroll

Thea Caroll is the Coordinator of CITES MIKE (Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants).

Trevor Sandwith

Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme.

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Environmental Governance & Policy-Making

14 Oct 2022

Maison de la Paix, The Geneva Graduate Institute

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