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I am a doctoral student at Lund University Center for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) in the FORMAS-funded project “Environmental Human Rights Defenders – Change Agents at the Crossroads of Climate change, Biodiversity and Cultural Conservation”.

I hold bachelor degrees both in Law and in Anthropology from the Universidad Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) and a master’s degree in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Environmental Justice from the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). Prior to joining LUCSUS, I was coordinating the Environmental Justice Module of the Masters in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Environmental Justice (ICTA-UAB). I have worked with the indigenous Wiwa community in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (Colombia) supporting processes of cultural reinforcement, with peasant organisations from the Cauca and Cundinamarca (Colombia) in environmental governance and climate change adaptation processes and for the Mayor’s Environmental Office of Bogota D.C accompanying urban populations facing disaster displacement.

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
  • Gender Studies

Free keywords

  • Environmental governance
  • Sustainability transformations
  • Gender Studies
  • Political Ecology
  • Feminist political ecology
  • Climate change
  • Social change
  • Territorial transformations
  • Indigenous Peoples' Rights

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