What we’ve done

June

Organizing the Blue Food for Action "Welcome out of the Box" side-event at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon.

June

Participation in the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO), including facilitating the press conference of the Stop Funding Overfishing coalition

June

Facilitation of Spain's World Ocean Day roundtable (8 June) in Madrid on behalf of Fundación Biodiversidad

June

Organizational review for Transport & Environment

May

Organizing & facilitating the Blue Food for Action webinar series (April-May 2022) prior to the UN Ocean Conference

April

Facilitating two workshops on "the Art of Campaigning" for Ceres 

April

Strategic support to the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) campaign for a moratorium on deep seabed mining

April

Planning, coordination and facilitation of a strategic planning process & meeting for a group of leading climate philanthropies

March

Participation and facilitation at various sessions of the Monaco Ocean Week

March

From Blue Food for Thought to Blue Food for Action, our new essay published by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (FPA2)

February

Supporting the Just Transition programme of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

February

Invited panelist at the One Ocean Summit

January

Guest article hosted by IISD: “Brest wishes for the ocean in 2022“ – Also in Spanish in La Marea

January

Strategic advice to The Humane League

January

Facilitation of the Streering Group meetings of the High Seas Alliance

December

Facilitation of the annual meeting of the High Seas Alliance

December

Strategic policy advice and position paper for Friends of Ocean Action

November

Guest article hosted by IISD: “From Glasgow to Geneva: Stop subsidizing the Beasts

November

Participation in COP26 on behalf of the Because the Ocean initiative

November

Strategic support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) during COP26

November

Organization of high-level event on the opening of COP26, in cooperation with the University of Edinburgh

November

Published report Antarctica, Present and Future, on behalf of Spain’s Ministry for the Ecological Transition: ENGLISH SPANISH

October

Member of Spain’s Ministry for the Ecological Transition’s Organizing Committee for the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Madrid Protocol for the protection of Antarctica

October

Co-organizing with TBA21, and facilitating the launch at the Thyssen Museum, Madrid of Antarctic Resolution, an installation to celebrate the protection of the Antarctic continent. Click here to watch video streaming

October

Panelist at Barcelona New Economy Week and keynote speaker at the presentation of the City of Barcelona’s Blue Economy plan

September

Support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

September

Marine Exploitable Areas, Shifing the Burden of Proof for Marine Protection” (Making ocean protection the norm rather than the exception), published by Idees, in English, Spanish and Catalan

September

Panelist at the WTO Public Forum

September

Advice and support to Friends of Ocean Action

August

Consultations with UNFCCC Patries on behalf of the Because the Ocean initiative


July

Organizational review for Ocean Unite


June

Report for Barcelona Activa: The Blue Economy International Policy Ecosystem & Recommendations Arising


May

Panelist at the presentation of the Barcelona Green Deal


May

Organizational review and support for the development of a new three-year organizational strategy for Ocean Unite


May

Listen to the Lost Whale“, an op-ed published by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

May

Contributing author, Policy Brief: “Swimming the talk: How to strengthen synergies between the Climate and Biodiversity Conventions?”, with the Ocean & Climate Platform

May

Panelist at the Spanish annual National Environmental Congress in Madrid


April

Round-table organizer and facilitator at the Barcelona ReACT conference


April

Panelist at the high-level workshop Ocean & Climate, From Science to Policy, co-organized by the Tara Ocean Foundation, Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the French Embassy in Chile


April

Four New Ideas for Protecting the Ocean“, a guest article in the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute on Sustainable Development (IISD)


March

Blue Food for Thought, an essay hosted by the Monaco Ocean Week


March

Member of the Advisory Council for the Barcelona ReACT conference


March

Initiator and liaison with WTO Secretariat for the Stop Funding Overfishing welcome performance on the new WTO DG’s inauguration day.

February

Initiator of the Stop Funding Overfishing coalition performance and liaison with the WTO Secretariat on the inauguration of WTO Director General Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

February

Lecturer at TBA21’s Ocean/Uni Spring Semester

February

Representation on behalf of the Ocean & Climate Platform’s SEAties project

January

Guest speaker at the High-Level Session of the Ocean-Climate Ambition Summit, on behalf of the Because the Ocean Initiative

January

Organizational review of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC)


December

Roundtable facilitation for the High-Level segment of the EU International Ocean Governance Forum

December

Planning for the Friends of Ocean Action’s response to WTO negotiations development

November

Strategic support for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

November
November

Representations on behalf of Friends of Ocean Action

November

Review of the logistical and outreach function of Greenpeace UK

November

Preparation and evaluation of the global Greenpeace Executive Directors Meeting

October

Stakeholders outreach and special event on behalf of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Academy (TBA21) at How to Tread Lightly, an exhibition on display at the Thyssen Museum, Madrid

October

Advising the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in relation to the  Sustainable Energy Jobs Platform

October

Advice and representation on behalf of Antarctica 2020 and ASOC

September

Jury member for REvolutionaries, Clean Energy Award in Africa, the Steve Sawyer Memorial Award established by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), honouring the legacy of Varda Group co-founder Steve Sawyer who passed away last year


September

Secretariat of the Because the Ocean Initiative

September

Guest speaker at Casa SEAT, Barcelona: From Climate Change to Ocean Change

August

Advice and support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in relation to the Sustainable Energy Jobs Platform

August

Strategic planning for Antarctica2020

July

Continued support to the Shark League for the Atlantic and Mediterranean

June

Coordinating and facilitating the third Friends of Ocean Action webinar on the WTO fisheries negotiations

June

Organizing and co-facilitating two Deep Dive sessions of the Virtual Ocean Dialogues

May

Member of the Virtual Ocean Dialogue Advisory Group

April
April

Ship project management for Greenpeace International

March

Review for Versus Arthritis

March

Advice on development of Outreach Strategy for Greenpeace UK

February

Drafting Responsibly Addressing the Ocean in the Context of Climate Ambition, on behalf of the Secretariat of the Because the Ocean Initiative, submitted to the Ocean Dialogue of the 52nd Session of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Subsidiary Body on Scientific and Technical Advice (SBSTA)

February

Invited speaker at WWF workshop “Blue Road to Glasgow, COP 26, and Beyond”

February

Participant in UK Minister Zac Goldsmith‘s Marine RoundTable

January

Advice and support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on the socioeconomic aspects of the global energy transition, including attending the 10th annual IRENA Assembly

December

Participation in COP25 on behalf of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Because the Ocean Initiative, and in cooperation with the Thyssen Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Foundation.

November

Conference in Madrid, COP25, the BlueCOP, hosted by the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS)

November

Blue is the New Green, op-ed published by Virgin Unite on the eve of the COP25

October

Participation and presentation at the Our Ocean conference in Oslo

October

Facilitation of the Ocean & Climate Nexus conference in Paris, on behalf of the Tara Ocean Foundation

October

Drafting, design and publishing the Ocean for Climate report, on behalf of the Because the Ocean initiative

October

Participation in the WTO Public Forum, on behalf of the Friends of Ocean Action

September

The IPCC Ocean Takeaways Before the Blue COP, on behalf of the Because the Ocean initiative

September

Delegate at the 51st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel of Experts on Climate Change (IPCC) and launch of the Special Report on the Ocean and the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SCROCC)

August

Policy support to the Friends of Ocean Action

July

Advocacy at the Aid for Trade Review Conference at WTO HQ

July

Strategic advice to the Friends of Ocean Action

December

Participation in COP24 in Katowice: Event concept and operational management on behalf  of the Because the Ocean initiative. And co-facilitation of afternoon session during Ocean Action Day.

December

Support for the Shark League in the Atlantic and Mediterranean.

November

Website concept, drafting and launch for the Because the Ocean initiative.

October

Support to UN Environment in the development of a long-term Ocean strategy.

October

Logistics and policy support to the Ministry of External Relations of Chile for the Regional Workshop of the Because the Ocean initiative on the integration of ocean elements in National Determined Contributions in the framework of the Paris Agreement.

September

Co-facilitation of round-table at the UNESCO-IOC High-Level Conference on the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

September

Representation on behalf of Friends of Ocean Action.

September

Strategic advice to the Shark Conservation Fund for the protection of endangered and threatened sharks in South Africa.

September

Stakeholders consultations in France on behalf of the Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Programme, and recommendations arising.

August

Action strategy for Friends of Ocean Action for SDG14 target implementation.

August
July

Participation, on behalf of Friends of Ocean Action, in the 2nd Oceans Forum on Trade-Related Aspects of SDG14, organized by UNCTAD in Geneva.

July

Strategic advice and stakeholders engagement facilitation for the Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Programme.

June

Strategic advice and support to Oceans5.

June

Secretariat and facilitation of the conference “The High Seas, What’s at Stakes?” in Paris, on behalf of the High Seas Alliance.

May

Strategic scoping for the Oak Foundation, exploring areas of further collaboration among a network of some of the most important endowed and regranting/intermediary foundations in Climate Change global mitigation.

May

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s annual Executive Directors’ Meeting.

May

Invited participant at an experts workshop on fisheries in areas beyond national jurisdiction, organized in Paris by IDDRI and BLOOM.

April

Communications and editing support for the REN21 Global Status Report on the renewable energy transition.

April

Participant and presenter at a workshop on fisheries subsidies, upon invitation from the Pew Charitable Trusts, in Washington DC and on behalf of the Low Hanging Fish campaign.

April

Partners coordination for the conference “High Seas, What’s at Stake?” to be held in Paris in June.

March

Participant in a workshop on Ocean in the Nationally Determined Contribution of Chile, at the University of Concepción, Chile on behalf of the Ocean & Climate Platform and the Because the Ocean initiative.

March

Scoping study for the Shark Conservation Fund on campaigning opportunities in specific regional fisheries management organizations.

February

Scoping study for the Shark Conservation Fund on campaigning opportunities in specific regional fisheries management organizations.

February

Panellist at the conference on Ocean and OverSeas territories at the French National Centre on Space Studies, Paris.

January

Support to BLOOM in their campaign against electric fishing at the European Parliament.

January

Strategic scoping for the High Seas Alliance.

January

Panelist at IDDRI’s public conference “International Negotiations to save biodiveristy: Renewing the Futures?”

December

Running The Low Hanging Fish campaign with BLOOM at the 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO)

December

Facilitation of the strategic planning meeting for organisations working to designate marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean

December

Facilitation of the strategic planning meeting of the High Seas Alliance, in Washington DC

December

Keynote speech at opening plenary of the first Conference of Defence, Security & Environment Ministers from Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica set to establish regional cooperation mechanisms for environmental & ocean security, in San José, Costa Rica.

November

Coordination and communications support to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) special events at COP23 Bonn

November

Strategic support, coordination and organization of “Towards Ocean-Related NDCs” workshop and working dinner, for the Because the Ocean initiative at COP23 Bonn

November

Facilitating of the Break Free From Plastic‘s Steering Committee meeting, Brussels

October

Participation at the 4th Our Ocean conference, Malta, on assignment from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation supporting the launch the Coral Reef Life Declaration.

October

Coordination and communications support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in the run-up to the Bonn climate conference (COP23)

September

Participation at WTO’s Public Forum in Geneva, including a session “The Low Hanging Fish: Will the WTO deliver on SDG Target 14.6?”, in partnership with BLOOM and ICTSD

September

Speaker at ICTSD’s Fisheries Subsidies Knowledge-Sharing Seminar, in Geneva

August

Drafting and publication of The Low Hanging Fish, a review of the 7 WTO proposals on fisheries subsidies, in partnership with BLOOM

July
June

Communications and editing support for REN21’s Renewable Energy 2017 Global Status Report

June

Participation in the UN Ocean Conference in New York, in partnership with BLOOM

June

Organizing the conference Antarctica Today & Tomorrow in Paris, on behalf of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC) and in partnership with the Albert I Prince of Monaco Foundation and the Albert II of Monaco Foundation

May

Consultations for the Call for Action ahead of the UN Ocean Conference, in New York UNHQ

May

Attendance to the Bonn Climate Conference on behalf of CAN International

May

Strategic advice and support to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile and the Because the Ocean initiative at the Bonn Climate Conference


April

Strategic advice to Climate Action Network

March

Panelist, on behalf of the Antarctic & Southern Ocena Coalition (ASOC) at the Round-Table “France, A Polar Nation in the 21st Century”, Neuilly-Sur-Seine, France

March

Strategic advice to Climate Action Network

February

Participation in the preparatory meeting for the UN Ocean Conference of June 2017, New York

February

Participation, on behalf of the Because the Ocean Initiative, in the First Ocean and Climate Initiatives Alliance meeting, Paris

January

Scoping and strategic recommendations for the Antarctic Ocean Alliance

January

Communications and editing support for REN 21

January

Facilitation of a strategy workshop for IRENA’s Coalition for Action in Abu Dhabi

December

Communications support work for the Wildlife Justice Commission

December

Preparing Memoranda of Understanding for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Japanese partners

December

Article on harmful fisheries subsidies and the Sustainable Development Goals in UNCTAD’s Trade & Environment Review 2016

December

Strategic support for IRENA’s Coalition for Action

November

Coordination of the launch of the 2nd Because the Ocean Declaration during UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech

November

Communications support for IRENA events at COP22 including Energy Day and the World Climate Summit

November

Continued communications advice and support for the Wildlife Justice Commission before and after the public hearing on wildlife crime in Vietnam

November

Round-Table Facilitation at the “One Ocean” conference at the Oceanographic Institute, Paris

October

Strategic analysis and advice to the Global Ocean Legacy Programme of the Pew Charitable Trusts

October

Continued communications advice and support for the Wildlife Justice Commission in preparation for a public hearing on the illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

September

Facilitation of a workshop during Climate Week NYC to discuss enhanced international action on climate change in the run-up to 2020.

September

Coordination and communications support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in the run-up to the Marrakesh climate conference (COP22)

September

Organization of workshop “Is the Paris Agreement Good News for the Ocean?” on behalf of the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at National Geographic Headquarters, Washington DC

September

Support team for the Because the Ocean initiative during the 3rd Our Ocean conference, Washington DC

September

Advising to Friends of the Earth UK ‘s Senior Leadership Team

September

Organizational planning for Pacific Wild

August

Communications advice to the ClimateWorks Foundation on the impact of shipping emissions on climate and the ocean

August

Planning of Tokyo visit of The Nature Conservancy Marine Program delegation

July

Continued communications advice and support for the Wildlife Justice Commission

June

Facilitation of Canopy‘s strategy planning meeting in Stockholm

June

Participation in the meeting on First Global Forum on Alliances and Coalitions, in Rabat, in preparation for the COP22 Climate Summit

June

Communications advice and support for HiiL Innovating Justice

June

Campaign and communications advice and support for the Wildlife Justice Commission

June

Participation in the fourth meeting of the International Advisory Group of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative, in Madrid

May

Communications support to REN21 for the launch of their 2016 Renewables Global Status Report

May

Drafting of discussion paper and co-facilitating at the Postdam Ocean Governance Workshop of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IAAS)

May

Scoping for a strategic proposal commissioned The Nature Conservancy Marine Programme

May

Organizing two workshop and consultations at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, on behalf of the Because the Ocean initiative

April

Communications advice and support for HiiL Innovating Justice including for the launch of its report on Justice Needs in Uganda.

April

Campaign and communications advice and support for the Wildlife Justice Commission

April

Communication support for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

April

Attending, on behalf of the Global Ocean Commission, the First Session of the UN Preparatory Committee for the Development of an instrument on high seas marine biological diversity

April

Presentation and participation at a shipping and climate change workshop organized by the ClimateWorks Foundation

April

Co-faciliation of a dialogue on action to curb marine plastics pollution at the Headquarters of the German Cooperation Agency GIZ

March

Scoping mission in Tokyo on behalf of The Nature Conservancy Marine Program, and report with recommendations

March

Assisting Greenpeace in the development of its strategy framework for the next ten years

February

Campaign case studies and recommendations to ClimateWorks Foundation to inform their work on greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping sector

February

Strategic communications advice to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

February

Attendance at Seaweb 2016, the Sustainable Seafood Summit, in Malta

February

Strategic analysis and advice for the Pew Global Ocean Legacy Project

February

Facilitation of a ‘Megacities’ campaign planning meeting for several Greenpeace offices

January

“Leadership in Environmental Advocacy”: Varda’s annual three-days course for postgraduate master international students at Madrid’s School of Industrial Management (EOI)

January

Campaign training for World Animal Protection international and regional staff, in San José, Costa Rica

January

Drafting inputs into “The Future of Our Ocean – Next Steps and Priorities” – the final report of the Global Ocean Commission

December

Strategy and communications work with IRENA at COP 21, around the “Renewable Energy Track,” including a major conference on 6 December and the LPAA Energy Action Day on 7 December.

November

Strategic development and organization of the Because the Ocean event and follow-up at COP21 in Paris.

October

Work with the IRENA communications team in Abu Dhabi in preparation for COP 21 in Paris.

October

Organization and facilitation of a Working Session on fisheries subsidies at the WTO Forum, Geneva, on behalf of the Global Ocean Commission.

October

Panel speaker at IDDRI’s conference “Implementing the Ocean Sustainable Development Goal“, in Paris.

October

Hosted a planning meeting of the Global Ocean Commission Secretariat.

September

Communications advice and support to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

September

Coordination in New York of film production “SDG 14 – An Ocean Opportunity”

September
August

Speaker at media training workshop on Marine Conservation , organized by the Earth journalism Network and the Bertarelli Foundation, in Valparaiso, Chile.

August

Logistical scoping for UNFCCC COP21.

July

Panelist at the conference on “Climate and Change and Ocean Heath”, organized in Paris by Le Monde Diplomatique and the Bertarelli Foundation, in Paris.

June

Speaker at EU sponsored seminar in Reykjavík, Iceland:  “Effects of Climate Change on the Ocean Biosphere”

June

Campaign training for the Iceland Nature Conservation Association

June

Speaker at side event at UN Post 2015 Agenda negotiations at UN HQ, New York

June

Organization of Global Ocean Commission delegation visit to World Trade Organization HQ, Geneva, including keynote speech at seminar hosted by the New Zealand Mission.

May

Preparations, presentations and strategic inputs and participation for the Fifth Meeting of the Global Ocean Commission.

May

Logistical scoping for UNFCCC COP21

May

Webinar on strategic planning for campaigns, for Ceres

April

Panelist at the annual meeting of the UN Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

April

Participation in the Intersessional Consultative Group on Transboundary Pollution and the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

April

Mid-term review of a re-organisation process at Greenpeace International

March

Strategic advice, planning and coaching for the Lonxanet Foundation for Sustainable Artisanal Fishing.

March

Participation in the UN Post2015 Intergovernmental Negotiation in New York, including organizing a side event on behalf of the Global Ocean Commisison and the UM Missions of Sweden and Fiji.

March

Roundtable facilitation at the conference on Marine Plastic Waste and the Circular Economy, in Washington DC.

March
February

Organizational support to Climate Analytics including facilitation of their strategic planning retreat.

February

Conference on environmental advocacy for post-graduate students at Madrid’s School of Industrial Management.

February

Strategic development for the Global Ocean Commission

January

Participation in the final meeting of the UN Working Group on Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, New York.

January

Prepared and facilitated a campaign planning meeting for Greenpeace in Europe as part of its Food For Life campaign, in Berlin.

December

Organization of the Monaco Roundtable on ocean governance, with the Fondation Albert II of Monaco, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and the Global Ocean Commission.

December

Organization of a strategic workshop on high seas fisheries subsidies, jointly with the International Centre on Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), in Geneva.

December

Strategic support on behalf of the Global Ocean Commission at the workshop sponsored by the Center on Foreign Relations (CFR), “Advancing US Leadership on Ocean Governance”, in Washington DC.

December

Workshop for Transparency International on Advocacy, focused on approaches to strategy development.

December

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s Actions and Ships Strategy Meeting

November

Keynote speech at the REN21 Renewables Academy, for the session “Debunking Myths about Renewable Energy: How to Work with the Media”

November

Facilitation of Greenpeace’s Mediterranean regional meeting to develop an organizational three-year plan.

November

Organization and facilitation of a strategic workshop held in London, on behalf of the Global Ocean Commission

November

Organization of a Panel discussion on the Science/policy interface, at the Second International Ocean Research Conference of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, in Barcelona.

November

Preparations and facilitation of Greenpeace’s global Food For Life meeting.

October

Keynote speech and participation at the Workshop on Ocean Governance organized by the Institute of Applied Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany.

October

Keynote speech at the international assembly of Impact Hub, global network of social entrepreneurs.

October

Strategy development advise to Greenpeace global forests campaign.

September

Participation in New York Climate Week and the UN Climate Summit.

September

Strategic advice and support to the Global Call for Climate Action.

September

Organizing workshops at the UN Conference of Small Island Developing States in Samoa, on behalf of the Global Ocean Commission and in partnership with the South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP).

September

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s Congo Basin Forest and Food For Life meetings.

August

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s Congo Basin Forest campaign strategy meeting.

August

Preparations for the UN Conference of Small Island Developing States in Samoa, on behalf of the Global Ocean Commissionand in collaboration with the South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP).

August

Development and coordination of Mission Ocean petition campaign.

August

Campaign training/workshop for Ceres, one of the world’s leading organizations mobilizing investors, companies and public interest groups to build a healthy, sustainable global economy.

August

Facilitation of a two-day meeting of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance Steering Committee.

October

Presented at the International Conference on Climate Change Communication 2013 in Beijing.

October

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s international Executive and Program Directors’ meeting.

September

Coordinated the production of ten Policy Options Papers for the 3rd Meeting of the Global Ocean Commission.

September

Spoke on the panel of experts feeding into the Pacific Islands Forum meeting of Heads of State.

August

Participation in the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Biodiversity in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction at UN HQ, New York.

August

Action Aid Supporter Strategy development and project coordination.

July

Adviser to the Executive Secretary of the Global Ocean Commission at its second plenary meeting in Glen Cove, NY.

July

Presentation and facilitation at a workshop of the Pew Shark Conservation Project in Washington DC.

July

Participation and scoping at the Deep Sea Mining Summit in London.

June

Workshop with the GCCA on campaign strategy development (London, 27 June).

June

Strategic advice and presentation at Tokyo international symposia and workshop on systemic pesticides, on behalf of Act Beyond Trust.

June

Workshop facilitation on Extended Producer Responsibility and Product Stewardship principles for tobacco control, public health and environmental experts, San Diego, US.

June

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace India Organisational Development Plan retreat, Bangalore.

June

Participation in the team planning meeting of Pew’s Global Ocean Legacy Program (London) and the Pew French contractors meeting (Paris).

May

Strategic planning for the IUCN Task Force on Systemic Pesticides, on behalf of Act Beyond Trust, Japan.

May

Political advice to the Pew European Marine Programme.

May

Strategic advice to CHEM Trust.

May

Facilitation of Greenpeace’s international toxics campaign strategy discussions.

May

Advice on the development of a mobilisation strategy to Action Aid International.

May

Strategic paper and support for the Global Ocean Commission.

April

Speaker at the conference The High Seas, Our Future in Paris.

April

Organizing and presenting a stakeholders workshop in Brussels, on behalf of Act Beyond Trust, Japan.

April

Speaker in the Connect4Climate panel discussion at the Milan Design Week.

April

Participation in the Communications Working Group of the IUCN Task Force on Systemic Pesticides, at Louvain-La-Neuve University, Belgium.

April

Preparation and facilitation of Amnesty International UK AGM workshop.

April

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace International Executive Directors’ meeting.

March

Research and strategic analysis for the IUCN Task Force on Systemic Pesticides, on behalf of Act Beyond Trust, Japan.

March

Logistics for, and participation in the annual meeting of Spanish Pew contractors, in Barcelona.

March

Oversaw an organizational strategic planning process for the GCCA.

March

Strategic advice and presentation at the first meeting of the Global Ocean Commission, Cape town.

March

Research and report for the office of the Pew European Marine Programme, Brussels.

March

Facilitation of Greenpeace’s international Programme meeting and Actions Skillshare.

February

Strategic support and outreach for the launch of the Global Ocean Commission in London

February

As chair of the advisory panel for the United Nations Momentum for Change initiative, facilitated the first meeting of the panel since a major expansion of the project.

February

Teaching a course, Leadership in Environmental Advocacy and Negotiation, at Madrid international business school Instituto de Empresa.

February

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s global programme meeting in Istanbul.

February

Facilitating preparation of six draft research papers on EPR issues related to cigarette butt waste for review at workshop in June 2013.

February

Participated in strategy sessions to achieve a powerful international climate agreement in 2015

February

Joined the advisory committee for a major upcoming conference on women’s leadership in addressing climate change.

January

Strategic and logistical support in Cape Town, South Africa, on behalf of the Global Ocean Commission in preparation for their first plenary meeting.

January

Project development for Act Beyond Trust, Japan.

January

Preparation and facilitation of organisational strategy development meetings for Greenpeace International.

December

Campaigning at the Doha climate negotiations. As chair of the advisory panel for the UNFCCC “Momentum for Change” initiative, Kelly presented the 2012 awards along with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN climate head Christiana Figueres.

November

Facilitating a strategic workshop of the IUCN Task Force on Systemic Pesticides, on behalf of Act Beyond Trust, Japan.

November

Drafting of papers prior to the launch of the Global Ocean Commission.

November

Preparing presentation and panel discussion for the Lonxanet Foundation, at the Spanish National Environmental Congress.

October

Planning workshop for Act-Beyond-Trust, Japan.

October

Press briefings in Paris and Madrid on behalf of the Pew Environment Group Tuna Conservation Programme.

October

Strategic planning for the Lonxanet Foundation for artisanal sustainable fishing.

October

Preparation and facilitation of the October 2012 Executive Directors’ meeting of Greenpeace.

October

Providing strategic advice to the Cigarette Butt Pollution Project

October

Moderator of the panel “Freeing Ourselves from a High Carbon Future” at SXSW Eco, in Austin Texas on 5 October

September

Speaker on climate change at the Washington, DC Green Festival on 30 September

September

Speaker at the September 28 launch of “the Vital Few” social media campaign during Climate Week NYC.

September

Hosted a workshop for GCCA member organizations in New York, 27 September

September

Speaker at the September 26 launch of the Climate Vulnerable Monitor, a comprehensive assessment of the risks and impacts posed by climate change to vulnerable people and communities.

September

Participation on behalf of the Pew Environment Group in meetings of the Scientific Committee on Statistics of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).

September

Strategic advice to, and representations on behalf of the Secretariat of the Global Ocean Commission.

August

Support to the Pew Tuna Conservation Campaign in their preparations for this year’s meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).

August

Kelly addressed the 11th annual Youth Assembly on August 1, in the General Assembly Hall of the UN. Webcast of the event with Kelly’s speech at 2:01:33

August

Kelly was also a featured speaker at the AREDAY conference on Leadership for America’s Energy Future. She spoke on two panels, covering Women’s Leadership and Climate Solutions, and Lessons Learned from the Rio Earth Summit.

July

Facilitation of the planning meeting of the Lonxanet Foundation for Artisanal Sustainable Fishing.

July

Report for Transparency International’s African Programme on the continuation of their Advocacy campaigns in Francophone Sub-Saharian Africa.

June

Organization of the Date with History competition, from the launch at the beginning of the year until Brittany Tilford, the contest winner, delivered her speech at the opening ceremony of the Rio+20 conference.

June

Multi-disciplinary Varda Group team at the Rio+20 conference and summit, on behalf of the Global Campaign for Climate Action (tcktcktck.org), the Natural Respource Defence Council (NRDC), the Pew Environment Group, and the Lonxanet Foundation for sustainable artisanal fishing.

June

Team member of the multimedia platform OceanInc@Rio.

June

Representation on behalf of the Pew Tuna conservation Project.

June

Participation in various round-tables and delivery of various keynote speeches in the run-up to theRio+20 conference

May

Participation in the Rio+20 informal consultations in New York, on behalf of the Pew Environment Group, the Natural Resource Defence Council (NRDC) and the Global Campaign for Climate Action (Tcktcktck.org).

May

Speaker at the Spanish stakeholders consultations on Rio+20 organized by the Spanish Ministry of the Environment and Fundación Biodiversidad, Madrid 8 May.

May

Participation in the Spanish delegation to the Rio+20 conference, on behalf of the Lonxanet Foundation for sustainable artisanal fishing.

April

“Role and Impact of International NGOs in Global Ocean Governance”, a chapter in Ocean Yearbook 26 (2012).

April

Participation, on behalf of the GCCA, the Pew Environment Group and NRDC, in the Rio+20 informal consultations at UN HQ, NY, including organization and facilitation of the side-event “From Harmful Subsidies to Safe Subsidies”.

April

Participation in planning workshops for the establishment of the Global Ocean Commissionheadquartered at Somerville College, Oxford, UK.

April

Strategic consultations on behalf of the Pew Bluefin Tuna Conservation Project.

April

Strategic advice, workshop facilitation and logistical support to the Lonxanet Foundation for sustainable fishing.

April

Participation in Earth Day rally in Washington DC.

March

Participation on behalf of NRDC and the Pew Environment Group in the Rio+20 Informal negotiations in New York.

March

Strategic development for the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA/Tcktcktck).

March

Facilitation of a strategic workshop for staff and Board members of the Lonxanet Foundation for Sustainable Artisanal Fishing, La Coruña (Spain).

March

Presentation at a meeting of the Cigarette Butt Pollution Project, Sacramento, US.

February

Review of Greenpeace’s Sustainable Agriculture Campaign.

February

Guest speaker of the Hub-Talk, at Hub-Madrid

February

Advocacy teach-in hosted by UNESCO Etxea, the UNESCO House in the Basque country in Bilbao.

February

Strategic advice to the Global Pew Tuna Conservation Campaign (on-going).

February

“Guide for not getting lost in Rio+20”, a six-parts series published by EFE-Verde (in Spanish).

February

“Waking up to Climate Change”, a contribution to the OECD Yearbook.

January

Strategic analysis and scoping for the Fishfight campaign.

January

Participation in the Rio+20 “Informal informals” at UN HQ, New York, on behalf of NRDC’s Oceans Program,  of the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA)  and of the Pew Environment Group.

January

Coaching for Transparency International’s advocacy campaigns  in several African countries (on-going).

January

Organization and facilitation of a consultants workshop for the Pew European Marine Programme.

January

Advice on monitoring, reporting and evaluation for Friends of the Earth UK.

December

Survey of Advocacy Tools and Approach, for Transparency International’s Secretariat.

December

Organization and facilitation of a strategic workshop for the Directors of Fundación Lonxanet (Spain).

December

Speaker at the launch of “Transformative Step of the Day” at the Durban Climate Conference.

December

Speaker at “Climate Communications Day”, in Durban, hosted by Internews, Earth Journalism Network, and IIED.

December

Moderated “Positive Energy Club” Ministerial side event (in Durban).

December

Speaker at Oxfam’s International Forum on Climate Change Communications (in Durban).

November

Organizing and facilitating in Mauritius an Advocacy training workshop for Transparency International’sAdvocacy and Legal Advice Centres from francophone African countries.

November

Participation in the annual Climate Conference in Durban, on behalf of the Global Campaign for Climate Action.

November

Lecture at Madrid’s Instituto de Empresa Business School: “Environmental Advocacy, How to Handle it?”.

November

Strategic advice and representation on behalf of the Pew Environment Group’s Tuna Campaign.

November

Coaching and advice to Local Campaigner Award Winners, on behalf of the Sheila McKechnie Foundation.

October

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s international Climate and Energy meeting.

October

Lecture on Cigarette Butt Waste Extended Producer Responsibility, at the 6th Annual Trash Summit for the Potomac Watershed.

October

Preparation of an advocacy training programme on behalf of Transparency International.

October

Organization of an international workshop and round-table on behalf of the Lonxanet Foundation for sustainable artisanal fishing, in Lisbon, Portugal.

October

Participation on behalf of the Pew Environment Group in the annual meeting of the Standing Committee on Research and Statistics of the international Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), and outreach support during the release of a new report.

September

Review of Greenpeace’s Congo Basin campaign.

September

Advocacy Teach-In for Spanish NGOs, sponsored by the Spanish Environment Ministry’s Fundación Biodiversidad and Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo of Zaragoza, Spain.

August

Preparation and facilitation of Greenpeace’s virtual Campaign Directors’ Meeting.

August

Research for the European Climate Forum.

August

Review of the Pew European Marine Program.

August

Moderator and panelist on climate communications at the AREDAY Summit.

July

Two-day advocacy teach-in in Tokyo for a group of Japanese organic farmers, beekeepers and environmentalists, developing a strategic plan seeking the elimination of neonicotinoid, the pesticide that causes honeybees colony disorder, on behalf of Act-Beyond-Trust, Japan.

June

Organization of a joint strategic workshop for the European Renewable energy Council (EREC), the global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA).

June

Strategic advice to the Pew Tuna Conservation Project.

June

Lecture at the Spring University, Dijon, France on “Rio Twenty Years Later”, organized by Edgar Morin’sIIRPC.

June

Programme development advice to Friends of the Earth UK.

June

Co-facilitation of Greenpeace Corporate Strategy Summit.

May

Strategic advice to the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) and participation in their policy conference.

May

Participation in the Working Group on the Future of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), on behalf of the Pew Environment Group.

May

Strategic advice to the Lonxanet Foundation for sustainable artesanal fisheries.

May

Strategic advice to UNITAR on national legislative frameworks for Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers.

May

Facilitation of a staff retreat for the US Alliance for Biking and Walking focused on priority workplan topics and team building.

April

Report for the Pew Shark Conservation campaign.

April

Participation in and advice at a planning workshop of the Lonxanet Foundation for sustainable artesanal fisheries, La Coruña, Spain.

April

Attendance, on behalf of the Tktcktck secretariat, at the International Trade Union Confederation’s andSustainlabour’s Madrid Dialogues on Rio+20.

April

Preparation of a campaigning training workshop for Act Beyond Trust, Japan.

March

Presenter and moderator at a conference on Public Participation and the Right to Peaceful Protest,Copenhagen.

March

Collaboration with The Hub-Madrid’s promotional campaign.

March

Participation in the 2nd session of the Preparatory Committee of the Rio+20 2012 conference, including organization of a side event on behalf of NRDC and the Global Campaign for Climate Action.

March

Participation in the annual staff and consultants meeting of the Pew European Marine Programme.

February

Organization and facilitation of the annual planning retreat of the Global Campaign for Climate Action.

February

Support and advice for the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) Rio+20 planning process.

February

Scoping for the Pew Shark Conservation campaign.

January

Speaker and adviser at the strategic planning session of the Oak Foundation Child Abuse Programme, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

January

Participation in the first intersessional meeting for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20, 2012), at UN HQ, New York, on behalf of Tcktcktck and the Pew Environment Group.

January

Fundraising and strategic planning for the Global Campaign for Climate Action.