Artículo | 14 Ago, 2018

Perspectives on Pakistan from Asia Regional Director Aban Marker Kabraji

Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN Asia Regional Director and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, has recently been featured in the Pakistani magazine ‘Newsline’. In her interview with Afia Salam, Ms Kabraji discusses how she felt about receiving the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence) - an honour of the State of Pakistan that is awarded for the highest degree of service to the state, and for services to international diplomacy -  and the state of environmental awareness in Pakistan.

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Aban Marker Kabraji at the Asia-Oceania 'Mangrove Ecosystems for Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction' in Suva, Fiji, March 2018

Photo: © IUCN

In this in-depth interview, Ms Kabraji shares how her childhood experience with nature and Zoroastrian philosophy inspired her to pursue environmental work, and the career path that led her to her current position.

From the evolution of the environmental movement over the last 50 years, to the challenges and opportunities of working in Pakistan, to the role that China plays in sustainability, Ms Kabraji offers insights and perspectives gathered over the course of her distinguished career.

Read the full article here.

Read more about Ms Kabraji's nomination for the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz