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Joyeeta Gupta

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Joyeeta Gupta is co-chair of UN Environment’s Global Environmental Outlook-6 (2016-2019). She is professor of environment and development in the global south at the University of Amsterdam and IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft. She is editor-in-chief of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics and has published extensively . She was lead author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore and of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment which won the Zaved Second Prize. She is on the Supervisory Board of Oxfam Novib and the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. She is Vice-President of the Commission on Development Cooperation (2011-2019) and member of the Advisory Council on International Affairs (2011-2019), a statutory body that advises three Cabinet Ministers. She is also vice-chair of the Curatorium of the Prins Claus Chair on Development and Equity. She is also a signatory of The Rome Declaration of 2017 on the Human Right to Water, initiated by the Pope and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City.

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The Global Environment Outlook-6: Spotlight on Synergy between Health and the Environment

The Global Environment Outlook-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People (GEO-6), released on March 13, 2019, covers all environmental issues and their link t

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