Announced: Laurence Tubiana

Posted on the 12th January 2018 by Anisha


Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation and the key architect of the landmark COP21 Paris Agreement, will be speaking at WES 2018.

After obtaining her doctorate in economics at Sciences Po, Laurence Tubiana started her career as Research Director for the French Institute for Agricultural Research. She went on to found and lead Solagral, an NGO working on food security and global environment, as well as serve as Senior Adviser on the Environment to Former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin to help with the negotiations for the Kyoto Protocol. She founded and until recently chaired the Paris-based Institute of Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and was appointed High Level Champion for climate action following her integral role during and in preparation of the momentous 2015 COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Laurence Tubiana has held numerous academic positions, including as a Professor and Scientific Director for the International Development and Environmental Studies Master degrees at Sciences Po, and has been a member of boards and scientific committees such as the Chines Committee on the Environment and International Development.

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