Christian Schwarzer is one of the founders of Global Youth Biodiversity Network and has dedicated most of his life towards environmental issues. In recognition of his activities on Biodiversity, he has been appointed as Youth Ambassador for the UN Decade on Biodiversity. He is a member of NAJU (one of Europe’s largest youth environmental organisations) and Co-Chair of Germany’s NGO working group on Biodiversity policy. Christian is currently studying for a double major in History and Political Science. His main research interest lies on Global Environmental Governance. So far he has participated in 21 rounds of UN negotations under the UNFCCC, IPBES and the CBD and published numerous articles and studies on environmental policy issues.