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Zita Sebesvári

Dr Zita Sebesvári is Deputy Director of United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Head of Section Environmental Vulnerability and Ecosystem Services. With a PhD in environmental sciences from Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany and a diploma in History from Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest, Hungary, she is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of social-ecological risk assessments, ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR), and ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA), with a focus on low-lying coastal areas, such as river deltas.