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2050: Verania Andria – The Solar Weaver 

2050: Verania Andria – The Solar Weaver 

What is your job?  Senior Advisor for Sustainable Energy, UNDP Indonesia. I supervise our energy portfolio. I also advise management on new initiatives and help mobilize resources to support Indonesia's clean energy and climate agenda,

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Building for the Future Without Waste

Building for the Future Without Waste

Imagine if buildings in the future could be constructed and dismantled like Lego houses. Using the same blocks for a variety of constructions that conform to individual needs and tastes. This is how Victor Moura

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Alba Barrio Martin is Mayor for a New Rural Generation

Alba Barrio Martin is Mayor for a New Rural Generation

Alba Barrio Martin grew up in a village of 90 inhabitants in the province of Segovia, Spain. Her father was mayor of the village of Grajera for many years before Barrio took his place at

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2050: Damilola Ogunbiyi – The Robin Hood of Energy

2050: Damilola Ogunbiyi – The Robin Hood of Energy

What is your job?  CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL); Co-Chair, UN-Energy. I develop global efforts to close energy access gaps by showing that a just

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2050: Nada Majdalani – The Peacemaker

2050: Nada Majdalani – The Peacemaker

What is your job?  Co-director, Ecopeace Palestine since 2017. With my peers in Jordan and Israel, we work on trans-boundary and cross border energy and climate security. How are you helping cool the planet through

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2050: Didier Sian – The Forester

2050: Didier Sian – The Forester

What is your job?  Secretary General of the Green Heart Foundation, an NGO, and Head of the Public Procurement Department at the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and at the Ministry of Hydraulics,

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2050: Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr – The Metrics Tracker

2050: Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr – The Metrics Tracker

What is your job?  I am the Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone. In this role I strive to ensure that our economic development plans address any potential effects of climate change on the residents of

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Keeping the Faith While Job Hunting in the Public Sector

Keeping the Faith While Job Hunting in the Public Sector

“I appreciate you taking the time to apply and interview with us, unfortunately we went with a different candidate that had more relevant experience.”  I have received this email or a version of it almost

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Enrique Martínez Pomar on Moving People to Rural Spain

Enrique Martínez Pomar on Moving People to Rural Spain

Visiting the abandoned stone villages of rural Spain during Christmas 2016 with his youngest son, Enrique Martínez Pomar, recalls his sense of loss and sadness at the emptiness he encountered. Less than 300 km from

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Jill Pay: Britain’s First Female Serjeant at Arms

Jill Pay: Britain’s First Female Serjeant at Arms

Jill Pay broke through a glass ceiling when she became Britain’s first female Serjeant at Arms of the House of Commons in the position’s 607-year-history. “All but one of my predecessors in the role were

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