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Christiana Figueres

Former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Christiana Figueres was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2010-2016. Throughout her tenure she brought together national governments, corporations and activists, financial institutions, think tanks, technology providers, NGOs and parliamentarians, to jointly deliver the unprecedented climate change agreement. For this achievement she has been credited with forging a new brand of collaborative diplomacy.

"An internationally recognised leader on the global climate change field"

Christiana Figueres

In detail

Assuming responsibility for the international climate change negotiations, she was determined to lead the process to a universally agreed regulatory framework. Building toward that goal, she directed the successful Conferences of the Parties in Cancun 2010, Durban 2011, Doha 2012, Warsaw 2013, and Lima 2014, and culminated her efforts in the historical Paris Agreement of 2015.Since then Ms. Figueres has continued to accelerate the global response to climate change. Today she is the co-founder of Global Optimism and co-host of the podcast 'Outrage & Optimism'. She is a non-executive Board member of ACCIONA and non-executive Board member of Impossible Foods.

What she offers you

Ms Figueres talks about the risks posed by global climate change and the opportunities that are available to investors, companies and countries in investing in a low carbon future. In her highly informative presentations she systematically examines today's most important global crises issues and offers sustainable solutions. Her message is as simple as it is important.

How she presents

Encounters with Christiana Figueres can occur in a variety of formats adapted to suit your unique requirements - from one hour keynote lecture to more interactive workshops.

Languages

She presents in Spanish and English.

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Topics

  • Climate Change
  • The Truth about Global Warming
  • Environmentalism
  • Sustainability

Publications

  • 2020
    The Future We Choose

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