Leire Pajín Iraola


Global Development Director


Current President of the Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS-SDSN), which was born in early 2015 as an antenna for SDSN (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) in Spain. The mission of the network is to mobilize and sensitize Spanish society, public institutions and the private sector so that they know in a more rigorous and committed way the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as favoring their incorporation into public policies, by business environment and in the behavior of society in general.

Leire Pajín Iraola has served as Special Adviser of the Pan American Health Organization and Political Adviser of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the Planning of the Post 2015 Development Agenda between 2012 and 2014. Previously, she was Minister of Health, Social Policy and Equality and was in charge of the Secretariat of State for Cooperation and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID). She has a degree in Sociology from the University of Alicante.

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