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María Daniela Guarás

Programme Officer | Conventions and Policy Support

Daniela is supporting the work of the Centre with respect to the biodiversity-related conventions, and contributing to the development of new areas of work relating to implementation of intergovernmental and other policy processes.

Previous experience & expertise

Daniela has previously worked as policy advisor in international environmental issues at the Ministry of Agriculture of Argentina. In particular, she was responsible for coordinating the sectoral position at various levels and fora such as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In addition, she was a graduate teaching assistant on international environmental law and policy. Before joining the Centre, Daniela was part of the South Centre’s Innovation and Access to Knowledge Programme where she was focused on intellectual property negotiations. Daniela has an MSc in Environment and International Development from the University of East Anglia, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the Universidad Católica de Salta.