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Gisselle García

Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental,...
Joined March 2021
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights
I´m a mexican woman that always been interested in human rights, gender and environmental matters. I studied Law at the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM), and I have a Master degree in Environmental Law from the Rovira i Virgili University, in Tarragona, Spain. I have worked in mexican government agencies to protect the environment as the National Commission of Protected Areas (CONANP) and the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA). As a research assistant have worked for the Multicultural and Indigenous Research Program (PUMC) and for the Legal Philosophy Department at Law Faculty, both from the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM).
I have extensively participated in environmental causes as a volunteer and as partaker at NGOs, environmental movements and international conferences like the Legal Research Group for the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) in 2014-2016.

Currently I work at the Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) and teach in the Iberoamerican Univerisity (La Ibero) the subjects of Environmental Tought and Environmental Law and Justice.

My main interests are sustainable development, crops and biodiversity, water security, air quality, climate change, renewable energy, traditional knowledge of indigenous people, and environmental justice.

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