Lead on Cities and Nature-based Solutions, Global Center on Adaptation
Julie Greenwalt has over 10 years experience in sustainable development, environment and climate change with a focus on cities. Her main areas of expertise and interest are urban ecosystems, sustainable urban development, climate action in cities, nature-based solutions, climate change mitigation and adaptation in Africa. She is currently the lead on Cities as well as Nature-based Solutions at the Global Center on Adaptation of Rotterdam. She is also the co-chair for the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO) for Cities. Previously, she worked as the Urban Environment Specialist at the Cities Alliance, where she managed a portfolio on climate change, environment and resilience in cities and co-chaired the Organizing Committee of the Cities and Climate Change Science conference. Prior to this she has worked with the Global Adaptation Network on knowledge exchange and adaptation; UN-Habitat in Afghanistan on urban environment, UN-Habitat/UNESCAP on a regional urban assessment of Asia and the Pacific, and UNEP on REDD+, terrestrial ecosystems and climate change. She started her career with UNDP working on biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction. Julie has a master’s degree in Urban Planning from Columbia University (New York) and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, Philosophy and Spanish from Tulane University (New Orleans).
|Road to urban resilience: Local plans and practices||2 October 2019||11:00 - 12:30||Beylerbeyi 1|