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Vanessa Cueto

Vice President, Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR)

Is a lawyer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) with more than 18 years of experience working on environmental issues in the public sector and in civil society.

Currently, she is Vice President of Environmental Law and Natural Resources - DAR, a Peruvian civil association whose mission is to contribute to the defense of human rights, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, promoting socio-environmental governance in coordination with local populations and Indigenous villages.

Likewise, she is a representative of civil society before the Permanent Multisectoral Commission of EITI Peru; she has participated in the elaboration of the document: «Mining Vision to 2030» within the framework of the RIMAY initiative; she is a member of the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW); she and author of numerous publications and opinion articles on socio-environmental considerations in energy and infrastructure policies and projects in the Amazon.