Rixa Schwarz

Rixa
Schwarz
Team Leader - International Climate Policy
Germanwatch e.V.
Dr.Werner-Schuster-Haus
Kaiserstr. 201
53113
Bonn

Telefonnummer

+49 (0)228 / 60 492-25

Faxnummer

+49 (0)228 / 60 492-19

Rixa Schwarz is co-team leader for International Climate Policy and supervises the topics adaptation and resilience, mitigation and international partnerships. She follows the UN climate negotiations and has lead projects on climate and security and international NGO dialogues. Furthermore, she has long-standing work experience in India, where she deals with climate education as well as climate and energy politics.

Background:
  • with Germanwatch since 2006
  • studied Geography and Human Ecology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Focus of Work:
  • multi-stakeholder partnerships
  • UNFCCC processes
  • climate and energy politics of India
  • climate equity
  • sustainable lifestyles
Other:
  • spokesperson of the working group on Climate Change and Development of the Association of German Development and Humanitarian Aid NGOs (VENRO)
  • part of the Political Coordination Group of the Climate Action Network (CAN International)