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Pablo J. Varela

As Program Manager, Pablo is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the implementation of the AFD-GDN Biodiversity and Development Research Prize. He is currently based in Serbia.

Pablo has more than eight years of professional experience in project management, partnerships building, monitoring and evaluation with a background in development and humanitarian assistance. He has worked for different organizations including the UN Global Compact, UNICEF, ICRC, UNDP, and the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in various capacities. His previous work has focused on policy analysis and the intersection of different sectors to promote sustainable development. Pablo holds a Masters degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University, UK. 

email: pvarela@gdn.int

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