Livia Sobota is a Brazilian career diplomat with nearly two decades of experience in public service. She heads the International Cooperation Unit at the Brazilian Embassy in Colombia, focusing her work on that country’s most vulnerable regions. She also served at the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in New York.
Livia represented Brazil in several UN negotiations on sustainable development, as well as in cross-regional initiatives on humanitarian assistance and building peaceful, just, and inclusive societies. Notably, Livia was one of the three leading negotiators for 130+ developing countries during the 2016 review of the UN Development System. Previously, she worked as an advisor to the Office of the President’s Foreign Policy Unit, and contributed to national policies regarding internet governance and connectivity at the Office of the President’s Information Society Unit and the Ministry of External Affairs.