Úrsula Oswald Spring , Full time professor and researcher during 28 years at the National University of Mexico, in the Regional Multidisciplinary Research Center (CRIM). Former Minister of Ecological Development in the State of Morelos and former General Attorney of Ecology in the same state. Trained at university level in anthropology, ecology, medicine, philosophy, psychology, modern and classic languages. Coordinator of 24 multidisciplinary studies and 12 disciplinary one. President of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA): 1998-2000; Founder member and Secretary General of CLAIP (Latin-American Peace Research Association) 2002-2006; President of Green World Association; President of the Scientific Commission of International Environmental Law, member of the Universal Movement for Scientific Responsibility and Latin-American’s Coordinator of Diverse Women for Diversity.
Has written 35 books; 8 Technical Reports for UN; 178 scientific articles and chapters of books, published in different languages, about issues related to development, sustainable model of the world, peasants, food security, peace research and conflict resolution, genetic psychology, environmental education, integral water, sewage and waste management, organic agro systems, water conflicts and hydro-diplomacy, bioremediation, nitrogen fixation from the air to the soil, micro propagation of plants, biological control of pests in agriculture and forestry, and new concepts of security: Human, Gender and Environmental Security (HUGE). During the last 35 years was adviser of rural and urban grass-root organizations, ecological and governmental dependencies, interested in sustainable development and diverse development models.