Conclusion and Way Forward
Wednesday, 3 April 2019
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
UN City Copenhagen

Official meeting

Biographies
Presentation of Conference Summary
  • Ms. Livia Hollins, UNFCCC
  • Mr. David Koranyi, UN DESA
Closing Remarks
  • H.E. Mr. Lars Christian Lilleholt, Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark
  • Mr. Luis Alfonso de Alba, UN SG’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit
Biographies
H.E. Mr. Lars Christian Lilleholt
Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark
H.E. Mr. Lars Christian Lilleholt

Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark

Mr. David Koranyi
Consultant for Energy Policy Analysis, Sustainable Energy Team, Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG)
Mr. David Koranyi

Consultant for Energy Policy Analysis, Sustainable Energy Team, Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG)

Mr. Luis Alfonso de Alba
UN SG’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit
Mr. Luis Alfonso de Alba

UN SG’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit

Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico is the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit. Before his appointment, in November 2018, Mr. de Alba was Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean in Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs since September 2017. Appointed Ambassador in 2001, he brings distinguished experience as Permanent Representative of Mexico to the Organization of American States, to the International Organizations in Vienna, to the United Nations in New York and to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, among other postings.

As his country’s Special Representative for Climate Change, Mr. de Alba led the negotiations for the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16) in Cancún, Mexico. He has held several elected positions at the United Nations, including Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council (2012) and first President of the Human Rights Council in Geneva (2006-2007). A diplomat since 1983, he undertook various other assignments in Mexico’s Foreign Ministry.

Born in 1957, Mr. de Alba holds a degree in international relations from the Institut d´Étude des Relations Internationales in Paris.

Ms. Livia Hollins
Agriculture, Adaptation, SDGs and Interagency Relations, UNFCCC
Ms. Livia Hollins

Agriculture, Adaptation, SDGs and Interagency Relations, UNFCCC

United Nations