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Pippa Heylings - CCD Policy and Planning Lead

Pippa Heylings

With 20 years of experience in facilitation, moderation and conflict management, Pippa has worked in Zanzibar and Mauritania, Turkey, Cuba, Nicaragua and Ecuador. Expert on governance of natural resources, she led the course Governance Assessment of Protected Areas during the 2002 World Congress of Protected Areas in Durban.

She served as facilitator during the creation of the Galapagos Islands Marine Reserve (Ecuador) and its Management Plan. Since 2006, she worked in Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA), an organization dedicated to collaborative dialogue and conflict transformation towards sustainable development, as Director of Strategic Initiatives, and later as Executive Director (2009-2012). From 2010, she was Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), and in 2015 became the Lead for Policy and Practice.

Pippa holds a masters degree on environmental education from Rhodes University and has written several articles and publications about governance and conflict management.

Pippa Heylings's content

OPINION: Collaboration is key to addressing $90bn gap

Susannah Fitzherbert-Brockholes, Project Manager with CDKN, and Pippa Heylings, Lead for Policy and Practice, reflect on how businesses can be the driving force for climate compatible development. [more]…

OPINION: COP20 pulsing with promise: the Latin touch

In this blog, Pippa Heylings gives us a taste of the contagious 'Latin Effect' that is palpable for all delegates and participants as they arrive in Lima for COP20 – that lifts us all with a sense of promise. [more]…

OPINION: Clarifying intent - Key principles for preparing INDCs

Ali Cambray, Kiran Sura and Pippa Heylings of CDKN assess some of the key requirements for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), which are to be debated at the UNFCCC's COP20 in Lima next month. [more]…

OPINION: Reflections on Rio - a response from CDKN

Ari Huhtala and Pippa Heylings bring us their summary of the outcomes of Rio+20 and where they see opportunities for CDKN to contribute to and support the future of climate compatible development. [more]…

What is climate security? CDKN in conversation with Pippa Heylings at Rio+20

Pippa Heylings, Regional Director for CDKN in Latin America and the Caribbean, brings us an account of CDKN's side event at Rio+20: 'Climate compatible development for sustainability and climate security'. [more]…

FEATURE: In conversation… with Pippa Heylings, CDKN Latin America Regional Facilitator

Transcript Simon Maxwell: Pippa, you’re facilitating the Latin American engagement of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network.  Tell me a bit about how you see the problem that we might try to [more]…

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