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Luis Felipe Melgarejo in Dortmund

Luis Felipe Melgarejo from Colombia, who joined the SPRING-programme in 2003, visited his friends and former lecturers on April 23rd in Dortmund. He was on a short visit in Germany as a preselected candidate for the International Climate Protection Fellowship, a programme initiated by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.


His proposal deals with the topic of regional governance of climate change hazards and methods for rapid shelter assessment. Luis Felipe Melgarejo took the chance and presented it to the current SPRING-students and lecturers. His project was finally selected and will start in autumn this year. 
After completing SPRING, Luis Felipe Melgarejo worked as a GIZ advisor on peacebuilding, governance and conflict transformation in Colombia. Recently his research and consultancy work focuses on the challenges of regional planning for adaptation and mitigation of climate change in developing countries.

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