Manuel Pulgar Vidal

Manuel Pulgar Vidal

Manuel Pulgar Vidal was the Peruvian Minister of Environment from 2011 to 2016. Coming from an impressive background in environmental law, he received his degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

Manuel has served as Chairman of the Directing Council of the Permanent Seminar of Agricultural Research (SEPIA), Director of the National Fund for Natural Areas Protected by the State (PROFONANPE), Director of the Fund for the Promotion of Forest Development (FONDEBOSQUE), and Executive Director of the Peruvian Environmental Law Society (SPDA), in addition to other prominent positions.

In 2014, Manuel’s role as president of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP20) led to the creation of the Lima Accord. He was recently appointed Head of the World Wildlife Foundation’s Climate and Energy Practice.

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