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Ms. Irma Verhoeven


Programme and Partnership Development Manager

at Earth Charter Secretariat and Education Center (Other)

Costa Rica

About my work

For Walas I manage projects concerning social economic and sustainable development. Projects in which neighbourhoods are revitalised to a dynamic and sustainable part of the city. For the Earth Charter Center I am working on (educational) programmes and the international EC community as well as creating new partnerships. Objective: to use my knowledge, skills, experience and passion to develop educational structures and materials that create awareness of the effects of the Anthropocene; to inspire people to implement sustainable solutions; to work for a sustainable, peaceful and ethical society. Skills: writing and editorship, cultural anthropology, creative economy and sustainable urbanisation, organisational skills, communication and educational skills, (educational) program and material development, leading a winning team, public speaking. Working with a team to create great projects and products, building international networks, inspire people to learn more.

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Environmental Services, Education


Europe and Central Asia, North America