Helena Molin Valdés


095Helena_Molin_Valdes_smallParis, France – Europe

Helena Molin Valdés is the Head of the Secretariat of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC). She is an experienced leader within the United Nations system and a long-time proponent of sustainable development, climate change mitigation and adaption, and disaster reduction. She coordinated the Making Cities Resilient campaign and was a crucial person from UNISDR in the development and negotiation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2004-2005. She has authored, co-authored or coordinated many papers, handbooks, global reviews and reports on local development, sustainable development, disaster risk reduction and resilience. She has worked extensively with both UNEP and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and has organized and led international delegations and events, including at RIO+10, Rio +20 and several of the UNFCCC COPs