Martina leads the UN Environment Programme's work on cities, coordinating the organization’s offer to support cities in promoting multi-level policy integration. She oversees cooperation with other UN agencies and partners in the sustainable urban development space. Martina is also responsible for the work on buildings (with the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction) and food systems, and contributions to the respective programs under the 10 Year Framework of Programmes. Martina has worked for UN Environment since 1999 in different substantive and management functions. Her areas of expertise include sustainable energy, transport, buildings, climate change, air quality and sustainable consumption and production.
Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities
This working paper investigates the potential of nature-based solutions to help build smart, sustainable and resilient cities, drawing from the experience of G20 countries and beyond.
Growing in Circles
This report identifies ways for cities to transition to a circular economy to increase resource efficiency and address climate change.