Thursday, April 7, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:20pm
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Cabot 205, 160 Packard Ave., Medford

After Paris: Now the Harder Part

A conversation with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), sponsored by Tufts University's Center for International Environment and Resource Policy.

Christiana Figueres has been Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Change secretariat since 2010. She has worked extensively with governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector on climate change and sustainability issues, including as a board member of the Clean Development Mechanism, Vice-President of the Climate Change Conference, as well as many non-governmental organizations.

Ms Figueres has greatly contributed to literature on climate solutions and holds a Master’s Degree in Anthropology from the London School of Economics, a certificate in Organizational Development from Georgetown University and an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Massachusetts.  She was born in San José, Costa Rica in 1956 and has two daughters.

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Elayne Stecher

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

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