Natalia Galat is a Learning Portfolio Manager at the Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, UNSSC, Bonn, Germany, where she focuses on UN Country Programming for sustainable development as well as the Centre’s substantive offerings in the area of the environmental sustainability and climate change. Natalia brings profound expertise in programme design and management, the UN country programming, monitoring and evaluation, capacity development, establishing strategic partnerships, knowledge management and advocacy for sustainable development, including the areas of energy and climate change, economic development, gender equality and women’s empowerment, localization of 2030 Agenda, good governance and the environment. Natalia joined the UN with UN Women as a Regional Programme Specialist in 2006, advising Senior Management on the programme and operational issues of strategic importance for UN Women. She brings over 18 years of professional experience, working in various international development organizations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, including the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the US Peace Corps, USAID and European Union. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford, UK and Masters of Jurisprudence from the Higher Law School in Almaty, Kazakhstan.