New Economics for Sustainable Development to recover better from the pandemic

19/10/2021

UCD Discovery is delighted to invite you to join thought leader Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development New York Office of the Secretary-General,

on UCD Discovery's  Zoom for Thought 15-min chat series on;

 

Tuesday, October 19th @ 2 pm (Irish Standard Time)


where she will discuss:

"New Economics for Sustainable Development to recover better from the pandemic"

 

Join the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat via zoom - https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/j/65616955365

 

The event kicks off at 2 pm sharp and finishes at 2.15 pm.

 
Biography

Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier currently serves as Chief, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development New York Office of the Secretary-General, where she coordinates input into the Financing for Sustainable Development, Science, Technology and Innovation, and monitors progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) processes. She focuses on partnerships and innovative financing to support micro, small and medium enterprise, entrepreneurship and gender equality in transitioning to green, blue, purple, orange, resilient, inclusive and connected economic system.

Prior to joining the United Nations, she worked as Head, Environment, Economy and Trade Division of the North American Free Trade Agreement Commission for Environmental Cooperation (2000-2007), policy analyst for the Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture (1998-2000) and postdoctoral fellow for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in the Brazilian Amazon (1996-1998).

Dr. Carpentier has consulted to UNDP, the World Bank, and the OECD and provided technical assistance to USDA, Environmental Defense Fund and the European Union and written and presented extensively on sustainable development including a book on Ethical Investment.

Dr. Carpentier obtained her PhD. in Agricultural and Environmental Economics from Virginia Tech University, as well as both her MSc. and BSc. in Agriculture Economics from McGill University.

Born in Quebec, Canada, she is fluent in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese. She competes in ultramarathon and ironmen.