Vivienne Caballero

Writer, Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Vivienne Caballero specializes in climate change adaptation and water governance in Latin America and the Caribbean. She holds a Master’s degree of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment. With Earth Negotiations Bulletin since 2013 as a Writer, she focuses on the UNFCCC climate change negotiations, and follows related processes including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Forum on Forests, and the World Urban Forum.

Previously with the United Nations Environment Programme, based in Panama, she mobilized resources for climate change adaptation and supported governments in the formulation of climate-resilient national development strategies. As part of the UNDP-UNEP's Poverty and Environment Initiative, she designed programs to mainstream adaptation into national planning in the Caribbean and Central America. Prior to that at UNDP-New York, she focused on the nexus between climate change and water, with a focus on gender.

A Colombian national, she is a Sabin Foundation international fellow and Tropical Research Institute research fellow. Her research interests include the role of cities in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. She has also conducted research on comparative community forestry policy diffusion; climate-resilient water management in post-crisis contexts; and climate policy in Small Island Developing States with the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy.

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