Carola van Rijnsoever

Carola van Rijnsoever Photo: Carola van Rijnsoever/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

Carola van Rijnsoever is Ambassador for Sustainable Development and Director of the Inclusive Green Growth Department (IGG) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The Inclusive Green Growth Department formulates and implements Dutch foreign and international cooperation policies in the fields of climate, water, food security, energy, raw materials and polar issues. Ms van Rijnsoever has worked in various positions at the Ministry since 1996 and was Permanent Representative to the Political and Security Committee of the European Union before she joined IGG. She holds a degree in economics.

Carola van Rijnsoever

Ecosystems and the services they provide are at risk; their decline could jeopardise the achievement of global goals on climate change and sustainable development. However, governments and...


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