Carmen Vogt is Head of Section “Cities” at German Development Cooperation / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, based in Germany. She has more than 25 years of technical and management experience in international development cooperation and policy advice in the areas of urban development, decentralization policies, environment, climate, disaster risk management, and digital transformation. She was responsible for programmes in Latin America, Europe, and Asia and contributed to the development of the International Sustainability Agenda (2030 Agenda), the New Urban Agenda and the Climate Agenda at her various posts, building partnerships and collaborating closely with multi- and bilateral partners, national and local stakeholders and private sector. Her key fields of expertise are integrated urban development, climate friendly and smart cities with a particular focus on resilient cities, urban vulnerabilities, and resource efficiency in cities.
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