Stefan Knights

Stefan is a lawyer from Guyana, with postgraduate qualifications in Sustainable Development and Legislative Drafting.

He promotes environmental democracy; human rights on access to information, public participation in decision-making processes and access to justice on environmental matters.

Additionally, through his work as the UNEP's Youth Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean, he has coordinated grassroots initiatives geared towards achieving sustainability. Stefan works to ensure that environmental rights defenders are able to enjoy other human rights such as the right to freedom of expression.