Carola van Rijnsoever

NL Arctic Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Netherlands

Carola van Rijnsoever is currently the director Inclusive Green Growth, the ambassador for sustainable development and the Arctic Ambassador at the ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Directorate Inclusive Green Growth formulates and implements Dutch foreign and international cooperation policies in the fields of climate, water, food security, energy, raw materials and polar issues. Sustainability, transition to low carbon economies and security of supply are key objectives. Carola van Rijnsoever has fulfilled a wide range of functions during her 22 years of working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. Until summer 2017, Ms. van Rijnsoever worked as Representative of the Netherlands to the Political and Security Committee of the EU in Brussels. Before that, she worked at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Moscow and at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Berlin.

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