2.30PM - 3.30PM
Speaker: Manuel Pulgar-Vidal - Global Lead for Climate and Energy at WWF and Former Minister of State for Environment in Peru
Venue: Lecture Theatre A4, Cottrell Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA
Join Manuel Pulgar-Vidal as he delivers a keynote lecture on “International Climate Change Action”. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal has played a major role in influencing climate change and environmental policy globally and this is a very unique opportunity to listen to him during his visit to Scotland.
Manuel Pulgar-Vidal is leader of the Climate and Energy Practice of WWF International. He was formerly minister of state for environment in Peru and president of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Twentieth Conference of Parties (COP20).
Pulgar-Vidal is a lawyer with over 27 years of experience in the fields of environmental law and policy. In 1986, he founded the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law, one of the most recognized organizations of environmental law in the region, where he served as executive director for 20 years. In his role as minister of state for environment in Peru he was responsible for proposing and defining Peru’s environmental policies, including those covering biodiversity and climate change. He was also in charge of implementing the countries’ environmental legislation and its enforcement policies.
Throughout his career, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal has participated in the development of environmental policy frameworks in many countries in the region, as an advisor to decision makers and many project initiatives. He has also managed various organizations and is a recognized leader in environmental management issues. He has authored many papers and articles and is a professor and lecturer in environmental law, environmental management, and natural resources.
This event is open to all and is free to attend. No booking required.