Sustainable development challenges in times of Global Change: the Latin America´s experience

Manuel Rodríguez-Becerra

Universidad Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Manuel Rodríguez-Becerra. Industrial Engineer from Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá. Colombia, and B.Litt., Administration, University of Oxford. He is currently Full Professor of la Universidad de los Andes on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy. In 2017 he was distinguished as Emeritus Professor
Between 1976 and 1990 he was General Secretary, Vice Chancellor, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Administration, of the Universidad de los Andes. He was the first Minister of Environment of Colombia and General Manager of the Institute of Renewable Natural Resources and the Environment (1990-1994).
Since 1996, he has been president of the National Environmental Forum, an alliance of eight non-governmental organizations aimed at following up public policies on sustainable development and the environment in Colombia. In 2016, he invited to ten organizations to create an NGO devoted to defend and support the Colombian natural national park system that it was just launched.
He is author or coauthor of twenty books and columnist of El Tiempo, the main national Colombian newspaper.


KN-2.2 » Invited Speaker (15:20 - Thursday, 14th June, Rectorate - Aula Magna - First floor)