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Stanowisko: Networks of Regional Government for Sustainable Development (NRG4SD)
Sara Kupka is Policy Officer for Climate Change within the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development – nrg4SD. She is responsible for the advocacy work of the nrg4SD in the climate change agenda and works closely with nrg4SD’s RegionsAdapt initiative, which supports regional governments in the development and implementation of adaptation strategies and actions. Previously, she examined the impact of Brazilian adaptation policies on farming communities in rural Rio de Janeiro State in the framework of her Master’s degree in Integrated Water Resources Management at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne.
The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development -nrg4SD is a global association that represents regional governments in the international agendas on climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development. Established in 2002, today it has over 50 members from 26 countries in 4 continents. The nrg4SD is the only international network on sustainable development matters representing solely subnational governments. It serves as the voice of regional governments at the United Nations (UN) negotiations, European Union initiatives and global discussions. The nrg4SD facilitates cooperation projects and partnerships between members and with international experts, as well as promotes expertise exchange, capacity building and knowledge transfer to assist in the implementation of international commitments. In addition, the nrg4SD advocates for recognition and supports further engagement of regional governments in the global agendas. The nrg4SD also acts as Secretariat of the RegionsAdapt initiative.