Junior Deputy Chair of the IUCN WCEL CCSG
Marina Venâncio is a lawyer and Ph.D. candidate in Ecological Law and Human Rights at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC, acronym in Portuguese). Her doctoral research is focused on the intersection between environmental protection and the human right to food and other topics such as climate change, rural development, biodiversity protection, and ecological law.
Marina has over six years of experience in working with intergovernmental and civil society organizations. She is the Junior Deputy Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law Climate Change Specialist Group and is currently working as an environmental law specialist at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).