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Niklas Hagelberg

Niklas Hagelberg is a Senior Programme Officer at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where he is the Coordinator of UNEP's subprogramme on Ecosystem Management. The subprogramme fosters the integrated management of ecosystems as the ecological foundation for the delivery of all SDGs. Niklas work includes setting the strategic direction of the subprogramme, programme oversight and progress review and fundraising.

Previously Niklas worked with the Division of Environmental Policy Implementation and its Natural Resources Branch (UNEP). His responsibilities included building a project portfolio on forests and integrated landscape management. Niklas was also part of the team that established the global UN-REDD programme and UN-REDD country programmes in Tanzania and Vietnam.

Prior to joining UNEP, Niklas worked with various organizations in the development sector including a small NGO, a consultancy company and WWF. His work included forest certification, forest conservation, good governance, rural development, monitoring & evaluation of development programmes and projects. He worked in Tanzania and Ghana before moving to Kenya. Niklas has a M.Sc. in Forestry.

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