Practice Manager, Global Platforms Unit (SENGL), Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy, The World Bank
Christian Peter is the Practice Manager for the Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy`s Global Platform Unit at the World Bank. He has 30 years of experience working on environment, conservation and the management of natural resources. Since joining the World Bank in 1998 he held various headquarter and field-based operational positions as Environmental and Natural Resources Management Specialist in the Africa, Latin America and Caribbean as well as East Asia and the Pacific Regions. Christian holds a MSc in Forest Science and Management from the Georg-August University Göttingen/Germany.
Session Description: Adequate and sustainable financing, including gender-responsive policies, plays a pivotal role in ensuring the protection of biodiversity, the preservation of ecosystems, and the promotion of sustainable development. This topic explores various financing mechanisms, policy frameworks, and public-private partnerships that can mobilize resources and enable effective financial support for biodiversity conservation and the implementation of nature-based solutions. Read more