GLF Nairobi 2023

 UTC+3 (Nairobi, Kenya)

Inger Andersen’s vision for Earth

Oct 12, 2023 | 12:00 - 12:05


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Hear Inger Andersen unveil her visionary perspective for Earth, which compels us to rewrite the narrative on Africa, follow its leadership and join forces with Generation Restoration to forge a brighter future of ecological renewal. Inger Andersen is the executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme, appointed in 2019 by UN Secretary-General António Guterres. With a career spanning over 30 years in international development economics, environmental sustainability, and policymaking, she has a profound dedication to conservation and sustainable development. Before her role at UNEP, Andersen served as the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Her extensive experience includes leadership positions at the World Bank and the United Nations, focusing on water, environment, and sustainable development, particularly in Africa and the Middle East. Andersen’s educational background comprises a BA from London Metropolitan University North and an MA degree in development economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.