Julia Marton-Lefevre

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Julia Marton Lefèvre is the former Rector "of the University for Peace in Costa Rica and Vice Chair of the World Resources Institute. She is a former Executive Director of Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) and of the International Council for Science (ICSU)." [1]

"Julia Marton-Lefèvre has been Director-General of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) since January 2007. Prior to this position, she was Rector of the University for Peace, Executive Director of LEAD International and Executive Director of the International Council for Science. She is a member of several boards in the fields of environment, development, science and international cooperation. In 1999, she received the AAAS Award for International Cooperation in Science. In 2008, she was awarded the “Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur” by the French G overnment and was named Global Ambassador for Hungarian Culture. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of the United Kingdom and she studied history, ecology and environmental planning in the USA and France." [2]


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