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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Hon. President Iván Duque Márquez


Former President

Iván Duque was the youngest elected President in the history of Colombia at the age of 41. He is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Transformational Distinguished Fellow at Oxford, Distinguished Fellow at WRI, a Leadership Fellow at FIU, Distinguished Fellow at the Bezos Earth Fund, and an Ambassador for the World Coalition for Nature. He is considered one of Latin America's best speakers and is recognized as a global expert in issues like sustainability, conservation, green finance, and energy transition.

Sessions With Hon. President Iván Duque Márquez

Monday, 6 March

  • 05:30pm - 06:00pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 11:30 pm - 07/mar/2023 12:00 am

    Preserving the Amazon

    The Amazon rainforest plays a vital role in stabilizing the global climate, with its more than 390 billion trees storing massive amounts of carbon dioxide—a greenhouse gas driving climate change. But the Amazon is under increasing threat from human activities resulting in an uptick in deforestation. How can we preserve this critical natural greenhouse gas sink before it is too late?