XV World Forestry Congress


Dick Nemitz

UNFCCC secretariat

Team leader


Dirk Nemitz is Team lead of the Agriculture, Forestry and Land-use unit in the UNFCCC secretariat. He has over 10 years’ experience in UNFCCC conferences and the intergovernmental process on climate change and land, with particular expertise on the Warsaw Framework for REDD+, Article 5 of the Paris Agreement and the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture. He has fieldwork experience in Alaska, Costa Rica, Germany and Nicaragua and holds a BSc in forestry as well as an MSc in international nature conservation.