Ana Lucía Maya Aguirre

She is the director and founder of the Observatory for Coastal Marine Governance of the Center for Social and Environmental Studies of Colombia (Observatorio para la Gobernanza Marino Costera del Centro de Estudios Sociales y Ambientales de Colombia) ( She is a lawyer and specialist in constitutional law from the Universidad Nacional of Colombia, and has a master's degree in environmental and energy law from Tulane University, completed with the support of the J. William Fulbright scholarship. She is part of the Marine Working Group of the World Alliance of Environmental Law (ELAW). She was a visiting professor in the Environmental Constitutionalism program at the Global Scholar-in-Residence at Delaware Law School, Widener University. She was an ELAW fellow. She has been a consultant for the Access Initiative of the World Resources Institute (WRI), the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) and the Swiss Foundation for Development Cooperation (Swissaid). She worked in the Colombian Environment and Society Association. She coordinated the Red Derecho y Desplazamiento, made up of 14 universities in Colombia with care programs for the population displaced by violence, a project supported by UNHCR and the Norwegian Council for Refugees. She works on topics such as: coastal marine governance, SDG 14, environmental constitutionalism, and climate justice. Contact: anamaya [@]