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]…
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.