Nele Marien is a free lance analyst and investigator on environmental policies at both the Bolivian and international level. She focusses on environmental and climate justice.
From 2009 to October 2011 she was a negotiator for the Bolivian team to the UNFCCC, and was part of the organization of the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, in general, and specifically responsible for group work on climate debt. She also followed issues of biodiversity, IPBES, and Rio +20.
She lives and works in Bolivia since 2000, providing support for social movements, on different aspects of their struggle, among them: the struggle of peasants against WTO agricultural politics, the campaign against FTAA and the Andean FTA, GMOs, etc.
She is passionate about about defending the Rights of Mother Earth, and finding fair and equitable solutions for the environmental crisis.
She wishes to offer her knowledge and skills to civil society movements, in order to continue contributing to these global fights.