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Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias
Prof. Dr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, a national of Brazil, who worked for the United Nations as Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), at the Assistant Secretary-General level. He was appointed to this position by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 20 January 2012 and served until 4 December 2016.
He previously served as the National Secretary for Biodiversity and Forests at the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment.
Ana Flávia Barros-Platiau
Prof. Dr. Ana Flávia Barros-Platiau is associate professor at the International Relations Institute in the University of Brasilia since 2002.
She is also the director of the Brasilia Research Center at the Earth System Governance network since 2019. She is a member of several networks, such as: Earth System Governance (Ocean Task force) - (Utrecht University) since 2019; International Studies Association (USA) since 2013; and the Brazilian International Relations Association (ABRI) since 2006 and the board since 2017. Her research focuses on global governance and Brazilian foreign policy. After a few years working on climate diplomacy, she turned to oceans, biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction and Antarctica. Her ongoing international projects include international law and data mining specialists.
Prof. Dr. Mark Lawrence is scientific director at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, focusing on a range of sustainable development topics at the science-policy and science society interface, especially mitigating the impacts of short-lived, climate forcing air pollutants (SLCPs), and the potential impacts, uncertainties and risks of "climate geoengineering," as well as exploring and facilitating the interface between sustainability and spirituality.
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