From December 2-13, the UN Climate Change Conference, under the Chilean presidency, will take place in Madrid with logistical support from the Spanish government. To boost global climate action, COP25 or the 25th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC is known as the “Ambition COP” to encourage countries to enhance their national efforts under the Paris Agreement to reduce … [Read more...] about Showcasing Latin American and Caribbean Climate Action at COP25
Federico is a climate policy specialist who specializes in the economic and planning dimensions of climate change. He is currently working with the ministries of finance and planning to assist them in fully understanding and embracing the Paris Agreement as well as its implications for sustainable development. To do so, multisectoral approaches that incorporate the planning and environmental dimensions must be conceived. Federico has worked on climate policy and development, in New York and Washington, as well as in Colombia, Venezuela, Mali, Chad, the CAR, the DRC, Niger, the Ivory Coast, and Afghanistan. Federico currently works for the climate change and sustainability division of the IDB, covering Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, and Paraguay. He has also conducted research on climate policy at the Earth Institute (Columbia University) where he taught public policy as well as international relations. Federico has worked and conducted research to contribute to the U.N. Secretary General’s Strategy for the Sahel, helping establish the links between security, governance and climate change. He has also advised the U.N. Security Council and its presidency on these links. His other professional interests include complex systems and their application on climate adaptation governance frameworks, as well as the use of ICTs for decision-making. Federico holds an MPA from the University of Columbia, with a concentration in International Finance and Economic Policy. He is a dual citizen of France and Argentina.