Director, Friends of the Earth Europe. Ms Stoczkiewicz will be the Rapporteur of breakout session C) Democracy, accountability and the rule of law.
Magda Stoczkiewicz is the Director of Friends of the Earth Europe since March 2008. She has 13 years of senior management experience in a non-profit organisation. She has advanced knowledge of campaigning on environmental, social and governance issues as well as understanding of human rights and development aspects, coupled with 14 year experience of the intricacies of the EU policy-making framework.
Polish graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow with Master of Art, afterwards continuing with post degree studies in public relations and European affairs. She is one of the founders of environmental organisation in Central Eastern Europe – CEE Bankwatch Network, for which she worked for 12 years, first in Poland, than in Amsterdam and Brussels.
Friends of the Earth Europe campaigns for sustainable and just societies and for the protection of the environment and unites 31 national European organisations with thousands of local groups. The organisation is part of the world’s largest grassroots environmental network, Friends of the Earth International. The office in Brussels coordinates European campaigns and conducts advocacy work in the European Headquarters.