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Natalia Vera

General Secretary
Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD)
"Local governments’ contribution to protect biodiversity is important"


Sustainable Development Goals. International progress in sustainability policies, the application of the 2030 Agenda, its involvement with climate change and the future challenges.

09:30 - 11:00

Lawyer degree and Master’s degree in Land and Environment Planning from the University of Zaragoza (Spain), as well as Master’s degree in European Communities and European Union from the Royal Institute of European Studies (Zaragoza, Spain). She worked as International Affairs Coordinator at the Regional Ministry for Agriculture, Livestock and Environment of the Government of Aragon (Spain) designing the Minister’s international agenda and outreach (2005-2013). She held prominent positions coordinating regional governments when being Chair and later Secretary for ENCORE, as well as Chair for the North of nrg4SD.

In addition, she was part-time teacher at the University of Zaragoza (Department of International Public Law and International Relations, Faculty of Law), teaching International Public Law and European Union Law (2010-2013) and is currently part of the research group ZEISS (Zaragoza European and International Studies). She is Secretary General of nrg4SD since 2013, where she develops paradiplomacy relations with regional governments from across the world, working specifically in the fields of sustainable development, climate change and biodiversity, and following those global agendas.