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Jeannette Mullaart

Jeannette Mullaart is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Environmental Security and Programme Coordinator of the Environment & Development Resource Centre. She is currently working with IES in connection with our project on The Hague Espace for Environmental Global Governance and on preparations for the new IES periodical: EnviroSecurity Perspectives.

In the 1990s she was involved in the organisation of conferences and networks for EDRC (and others) in the lead up to - and follow up of - the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development including conferences on 'Urban Environment and Development', 'Europe's role in implementing Agenda 21', 'Freshwater Management' and 'Asia & Europe: Partners for the Environment'. She also helped to set up 'CEE-WEB', an NGO network in Central and Eastern Europe for the enhancement of bio-diversity and the conservation of nature.

In 1993-1994 she was as a consultant to UNDP working on the involvement of NGOs in the Black Sea Programme and the Danube Environmental Programme.

In the context of the 2nd World Water Forum in 2000, she organised for European Partners for the Environment a 'Hearing on Water Equipment & Materials' and a distinguished writers' panel on 'Water as a Common Good' and later assisted EPE in the organisation of UNEP's 6th International High Level Seminar on Cleaner Production (CP6) in Montreal.

In 2004, she worked with the Institute for Environmental Security in the organisation of the "The Hague Conference on Environment, Security and Sustainable Development" and continues to assist the IES with a variety of projects within the IES diplomacy programme on Greening Foreign and Security Policy.

In 2007 she assisted the University for Peace with the organisation of the Climate Change and Vulnerability Conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague.

She has a Masters Degree from the University of Amsterdam where she specialised in the history of architecture, sociology and development studies.

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