Executive Director of LocalChangeHub and Local Pathways Fellow
Track: Development of effective, accountable and transparent institutions. Meeting the SDG 16 : Peace. Justice . Strong Institutions. Discussion Panel
Karina Gomes is the executive director of LocalChangeHub and an expert in local implementation of SDGs and human rights. With a Master’s degree in Human Rights (University of Graz, Austria), she applies human rights-based approaches to sustainable development-related projects, working in UN agencies, city administrations, and international research centres. Karina is a member of the Local Pathways Fellowship 2022 Cohort (UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Youth). She is also co-author of the book “Implementing Human Rights and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development at the Local Level: Key Issues and Examples”, published by UNESCO.
Implementing Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the Local Level: Key Issues and Examples (Human Rights Go Local Publication Series)
The new urban agenda and human rights cities: Interconnections between the global and the local