Manuel Carmona Yebra is the Counsellor for Environment and Oceans at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. He manages relations between the EU and the United States on a wide range of policies, from nature conservation to pollution, the Arctic region, circular economy, plastics, oceans and fisheries.
He has previously worked at the European Commission in a number of policy fields, such as adaptation to climate change, climate change and Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and the links between ocean and environmental issues. Previously, also at the European Commission, he was an international negotiator for the conservation and management of fishery resources in the North West Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, as well as EU Head of Delegation for fisheries conservation at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He has two degrees in Law and Communication, and a master’s degree in EU Law from the University of Leicester (UK).
March 13 | 2PM CT
Subject experts from the EU Delegation to the United States are in Austin to answer your burning questions about top transatlantic topics. Each hour from 2-5 PM, meet with a different EU expert to discuss things like research, climate justice, and global health.
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