Patricia E.

Executive Secretary at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change

United States


Patricia Espinosa is the executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. She took office in 2016 after working as Mexico's ambassador to Germany since 2012. From 2001 to 2002, Ms. Espinosa was minister of foreign affairs of Mexico from 2006 to 2012, bringing more than 30 years of experience at highest levels in international relations, specialized in climate change, global governance, sustainable development, gender equality and protection of human rights.


  • human rights
  • climate change
  • gender
  • equality
  • development
  • mexico
  • germany
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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