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Izabella Teixeira

Co-chair, UNEP International Resource Panel

Izabella Teixeira is an expert in environmental management, impact assessment and licensing.

Texeira is Brazil’s former Minister of the Environment who led Brazil’s delegation at the negotiations of the Paris Agreement on climate change in 2015. Teixeira’s guidance and leadership was also instrumental in the approval of the new Forest Code in the National Congress in 2012, for achieving the lowest historical deforestation rates in the Amazon, and consequently the largest global contribution for emissions reduction. In 2013 Teixeira received the United Nations’ Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth award for Policy Leadership.

Izabella Teixeira is speaking at the following WCEF2018 sessions:

Mon 22 October at 12:00 : WCEF2018 Grand Opening: Circular Visions towards 2050
Mon 22 October at 16:30 : Social, Environmental and Economic Benefits from Circular Economy in Developing Countries

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