Since 2018 at the Independent Institute for Environmental Issues in the Department “Environmental Law & Participation”, previously head of educational projects in the area of environment & sustainability at “Naturfreundejugend Deutschlands”, before that as a project manager at “BUNDjugend” and collaboration in projects at “Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH)”, the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK); Study of geoecology with focus on nature conservation & ecology in Potsdam, study of environmental sciences in Grenoble (France) and environmental law in Koblenz-Landau; diploma thesis on climate change impacts at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW); board member of the federal board of the Association for Nature and Environmental Education (ANU) as well as member of the managing board of UfU as elected representative of the employees.

Projects (selection)

European Implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the Digital Age (EU-AarKo) (2020-2021)

Strengthen Civil Society for the implementation of national climate policy (ZIVIKLI, main project – 2018-2021)

Publications (selection)

Donges, L.,  Stolpe, F., Sperfeld, F., Kovac, S. (2020): Civic space for participation in climate policies in Colombia, Georgia and Ukraine. Independent Institute for Environmental Issues. Berlin. ISBN 978-3-935563-42-0

Donges, L. & Aleksyeyeva, Y. (2020): Chancen und Grenzen der Beteiligung der Zivilgesellschaft an der nationalen Klimapolitik in der Ukraine. In: Ukraine Analysen 233, doi: 10.31205/UA.233.01. S. 19-23.

Donges, L. & Stolpe, F. (2019): Zugang zu Umweltinformationen – gesetzlich verankert und durch Digitalisierung vereinfacht. In: FORUM der Geoökologie 30 (2), 2019. S. 10-13.

Donges, L. (2017): Gemeinsam ins Grüne – Naturerlebnis und Umweltbildung mit Geflüchteten In: FORUM der Geoökologie 28, S. 44-49.

Schernewski, G., Schumacher, J., Weisner, E., Donges, L. (2017). A combined coastal protection, realignment and wetland restoration scheme in the southern Baltic: Planning process, public information and participation. Journal of Coastal Conservation, doi: 10.1007/s11852-017-0542-4.

Donges, L. (2017): Wandel muss berühren. In: Jugendpolitik, Deutscher Bundesjugendring (DBJR).

Donges, L., Fiehn, J. (2016): Broschüre „FreiRaumEroberung – Werdet Pioniere des Wandels!“, Naturfreundejugend Deutschlands und Bund der Alevitischen Jugendlichen in Deutschland, 38 S.

Donges, L.; Thiele, T. (2014): Broschüre „Natura in Aktion – mit Jugendlichen europäische Schutzgebiete erkunden. Eine Anleitung für Teamer*innen“, Naturfreudejugend Deutschlands, 46 S.

Donges, L.; Schernewski, G. und Haller, I. (2013): Tourists’ perception of coastal changes – a contribution to the assessment of adaptation strategies? In: Schmidt-Thome, P. und Klein, J. (Hrsg.), Climate change adaptation in practice – From strategy development to implementation, S. 239-252, Wiley-Blackwell; doi: 10.1002/9781118548165.ch18

Schmidt-Thome, P.; Klein, J.; Nockert, A.; Donges, L. und Haller, I. (2013): Communicating climate change adaptation: from strategy development to implementation. In: Schmidt-Thomé, P. und Klein, J. (Hrsg.), Climate change adaptation in practice – From strategy development to implementation, S. 1-9, Wiley-Blackwell; doi: 10.1002/9781118548165.ch1

Environmental Law & Participation

Geoecologist (Diploma)

Project manager

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