About Us

About Us

Polen Transiciones Justas is a think tank dedicated to informing and influencing public policy and decision-making processes in Colombia. Our core mission is to advocate for just transitions, striving to establish a society that is both equitable and resilient in the context of climate change. Our approaches are rooted in empirical data, verifiable facts, active engagement with various stakeholders, inclusive participation of diverse communities, and an open and constructive dialogue with civil society.

Our Mission

Promoting just and inclusive transitions towards a sustainable energy system that brings benefits to all Colombians. Through our efforts, we aim to contribute to a more equitable and resilient society in the face of climate change, using energy as a catalyst for this transformative journey.

Nuestra visión

Para el año 2030, Polen Transiciones Justas espera ser reconocido por parte de entidades públicas, sindicatos, trabajadores, comunidades y sociedad civil por la calidad de sus documentos y actividades, siendo un actor clave en el cambio colectivo y gradual hacia un futuro posfósil más justo.

Nadia is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at the Chair for Peace Studies at the University of Giessen, focusing on the topic of Just Transition in Colombia. She holds a Master's degree in Environmental Sciences from the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, another Master's degree in Natural Resource Management for Tropical Countries with an emphasis on energy resources from the University of Applied Sciences of Cologne, and an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Valle, with a specialization in energy technologies at the Technical University of Hamburg. Nadia has also completed various training programs and diplomas, including those related to energy transition, decarbonization roadmap development and training-for-trainers programs through AGORA Energiewende. Additionally, she has training in management of development projects and green cities for sustainable development from Humboldt University, among others. You can get in touch with Nadia at nadia.combariza@polentj.org.

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