Programme officer, SwedBio
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- Urban Management
- Climate Change
- Project Management
Ashanapuri Hertz is a programme officer at SwedBio working with the Cities and Biodiversity theme as well as Climate Change and Ecosystems
Ashanapuri contributes to the Cities and Biodiversity theme as well as Climate Change and Ecosystems theme at SwedBio.
She also provides support in strengthening the internal structure of SwedBio in areas such as policy and resource mobilization, in close collaboration with the programme director and the programme coordinator.
Ashanapuri has a background in Environmental Engineering and obtained her master’s degree in Urban Management from the Technische Universität Berlin. Her research focused on improving electronic waste management in Jakarta (Indonesia) and Hanoi (Viet Nam), under the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal.
Ashanapuri has been working in the fields of environmental management, green economy, and climate change for ten years. She has worked with a wide range of national and sub-national governments on behalf of international organisations, such as the German International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank, Global Green Growth Institute, Union for the Mediterranean as well as various UN organisations.
Her works mainly involved the provision of support in developing national strategies on Climate Change or Green Economy, mainstreaming of climate change into development planning, as well as mobilisation of resources.
News articles with Hertz, Ashanapuri
Research news | 2022-11-25
Successes and shortfalls: reflections on COP27
In the wake of COP27, we gather reflections from centre staff who were involved on the ground.
Research news | 2022-03-15
Will COP15 make or break hopes for saving global biodiversity?
As the UN CBD COP15 pre-negotiations proceed in Geneva we explain why biodiversity governance is at a crossroads and why discussions on human rights and gender equality must become more prominent