About The Speaker
Secrétaire Générale de CGLU
Ms. Emilia Sáiz has worked in the founding organization of UCLG, IULA, since 1997. She has led programmes dedicated to institutional capacity building, women empowerment and decentralized cooperation.
She is currently Secretary General of UCLG and Co-Chair of the Gender Programme of Cities Alliance.
She also facilitates the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments for Post-2015 Development Agenda towards Habitat III and inputs of the constituency to the UN process. Ms. Saiz, studied European Studies and Law specializing in international law with a Master’s Degree in Local Governance in Information Society.