Linnéa Engström

Category: Parallel session

Biography

Linnéa Engström is a Green MEP from Sweden. She is a first vice chair of the fisheries committee, substitute member in committees ENVI and FEMM. Political scientist with a great interest in Russia, development, gender and security policy. Before becoming a member of the European parliament, mrs Engström worked as a gender coordinator and with development support directed towards Russia, Belarus, Georgia and Eastern Europe. Her great interest and knowledge in development issues brought her close to African green partners mainly in Western Africa. Mrs Engström is currently working on the Sustainable management of EU external fishing fleet, which adresses the external dimension of the Common fisheries reform, issues of great importance to the long-term sustainability and fairness of EU-fisheries agreements, joint ventures and charter agreements with third countries. Mrs Engström is also the gender coordinator in the committee ENVI, where her main focus is the issues on climate justice and gender mainstreaming of environmental and health legislation. She also did her master-thesis on how men and women network in politics and how that is translated into representation and in the longer term crisis management.

Links

http://www.linneaengstrom.se/

Other speakers in this session

Dorothy Nalubega

She is an activist for the right of women, children and vulnerable groups. She works with the Forum for Women in Democracy. She is also the Chairperson and founding member of the East African Greens Federation Women's network.

Mariana Perin

Mariana Perin is a Green activist from the Brazilian Green Party. She contributes to youth feminist collectives in Brazil. Her activism involves human rights, in particular, the struggle for women's’ rights and female empowerment.

Vesna Jusup

Vesna Jusup works in the European Green Party as Assistant for Member Party Relations. She previously held the position of Network Coordinator in CDNEE/network of Eastern European Young Green organisations.

Michelle Sheather

She is the International Development Coordinator for the Australian Greens.

Terry Reintke

Terry Reintke is a Member of the European Parliament, elected 2014 at the age of 27 which makes her the youngest female MEP.

Anita Nautiyal

Anita Nautiyal, science graduate, educationist, Co Founder of Ananda Vatika Green GurukulamAVGG since August 2016, has established a Green School – Ananda Vatika Green Gurukulam – at Madan Negi in Tehri Garhwal of Uttarakhand.

Veronica Juzgado

Sociologist. She is one of the conveners of the Global Greens Women's Network and the former Global Greens Coordinator. Passionate about the idea of the consolidation of a worldwide green movement.

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