Izabella Teixeira

Co-Chair
International Resource Panel (IRP)
Izabella Teixeira

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Biography

Izabella Teixeira is Co-Chair of the International Resource Panel. She is an expert in environmental management, impact assessment and licensing. She is the former Environment Minister of Brazil: her guidance and leadership were instrumental in the approval of the new Forest Code in the National Congress in 2012, for achieving the lowest historical deforestation rates in the Amazon. During her time as Minister, she was also responsible for structuring a comprehensive national policy on climate change, engaging with key economic sectors including energy, agriculture, and industry, and for building and proposing a new framework for use of genetic resources and benefit sharing to the National Congress. In 2015, Mrs Teixeira was Head of the Brazilian Delegation on negotiations of the Paris Agreement of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. In 2013, Mrs Teixeira received the United Nations Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth award for Policy Leadership

Events with

Izabella Teixeira

Uhr
Federal Government
17.11.2022 1:30 PM
(UTC +2)
Beyond decarbonization: Tackling the triple planetary crisis through systemic resource efficiency and circular economy

Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)

International Resource Panel (IRP)