Albert Martinez

Climate Security Analyst / Programme Manager Support

Albert Martinez is a climate security analyst at UNEP's Crisis Management Branch in Geneva, Switzerland. His work involves coordinating environmental peacebuilding strategies to strengthen resilience to complex climate change and security risks in conflict-affected settings, and the management of these risks through policy and programme recommendations. Additionally, Albert also supports a set of processes on data and digital governance, international law concerning environmental peacebuilding, and the effects of climate change risks on the finance sector.

Prior to joining UNEP, Albert conducted academic research on the political, social, and economic impacts of the mining and oil industries in South America and Africa, and coordinated an international marine conservation NGO in Spain.

Albert is a member of the Environmental Peacebuilding Association and holds an MA in International Administration and Conflict Management from the University of Konstanz (Germany), an MSc in Political Science from the Pompeu Fabra University (Spain), and a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of Barcelona (Spain).

Climate change and security in Nepal: Pilot intervention

The project was envisioned to strengthen the capacity in Nepal to identify environment and climate change-related security risks at community, national and global levels, and establish suit

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