“The climate crisis is a public health and human rights crisis. If we want to fight it, we need to put health at the center of the discussion.”

Alejandro Daly is a MPA candidate at Columbia University. After four years as Executive Director, he now serves as President of the Board at The Right To Not Obey, a social platform that aims to empower youth in Colombia to create social change and influence public policies. Throughout his career, Alejandro has mobilized over 200.000 young people in Colombia through campaigns, civic spaces and dialogues. He is also a founding member of the Latin-American Coalition for Clean Air and the National Citizen Network for Clean Air in Colombia. Alejandro is a One Young World Ambassador, a Global Shaper from the World Economic Forum, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Week for NCD Action. Alejandro’s purpose is to promote climate justice and the right to a healthy environment for young people across the world.

Alejandro will speak on a panel titled, “Adaptation & Climate Finance.”