Past Event

In conversation with the President of the Republic of Costa Rica

4 November 2021 11:00–12:00

For this very special event, we welcomed our former student, President Carlos Alvarado Quesada back to IDS. Speaking with us just days after addressing fellow world leaders at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, this was an opportunity to hear first-hand his aspirations for the crucial climate change negotiations.

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The President reflected on his experience of studying for his Master’s in Development Studies at IDS and the impact this has had on his career.

Guest Speaker: H.E. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of the Republic of Costa Rica

Host: Professor Melissa Leach, Director, IDS

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