Gonzalo Oviedo

Gonzalo Oviedo (Ecuador) is IUCN’s Senior Advisor for Social Policy, based at the IUCN Headquarters in Gland, Switzerland, since 2003. For the last 20 years, he has worked for international conservation organizations at senior levels in social policy and social science fields. He is an anthropologist and environmentalist, with experience on the social aspects of nature conservation, traditional knowledge, indigenous peoples and rural communities, environmental and rural education, human rights, and environmental governance. He facilitates implementation of IUCN’s policies on social issues and their integration in IUCN’s conservation programmes worldwide, working together with IUCN constituents and partners.

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