Ms. Adriana Valenzuela

Global Center on Adaptation
Adriana Valenzuela is with MECCE Project collaborator, the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), and part of the Indicator Expert Group. She is the Youth Leadership Program Manager at the GCA. Previously she worked within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Global Climate Action team where she led the Action for Climate Empowerment Unit, which supports the implementation of the six elements of Article 6 of the UNFCCC – education, training, public awareness, public participation, public access to information and international cooperation. Adriana has extensive experience working with the UN system, government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and youth on education, training and public awareness initiatives, in particular related to education for sustainable development and climate change. Previously, she was a lead negotiator at the climate change conferences on issues related to education and served as Chair of the G/77 and China.