Speakers

Emilia Saiz

UCLG - United Cities and Local Governments

Secretary General

Spain

Emilia Saiz studied European Studies and Law with a master’s degree in local governance in the information society. She has been Deputy Secretary General of UCLG during the past years and has worked with the international movement of local and regional governments in different capacities since 1998. Association capacity building, the promotion of the participation of women in local decision-making and enhancing the role of local governments before the United Nations have been some of her key areas of work throughout her career.