Ángel Varela Pena is a Spain-based journalist and campaign manager.

He combines his work as a freelance reporter at BBC, Euronews, RTVE, with his roles as Campaign Manager of Niunpezporlaborda.org and Communications Manager of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in Spain & Portugal.

Varela Pena has been directing his own radio show 'Global5' at Radio 5 (RTVE) since February 2015. He has also been working as a filmmaker and communication expert in Mozambique, Botswana and Brussels for the Centre for the Development of Enterprise.

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Ángel Varela Pena

Supported projects

Catching the real pirates

  • Environment
  • Exploitation
  • Fishing industry
  • Trafficking

CAPE TOWN - A number of fishing companies are flouting international law, exploiting workers, and over-fishing, thus stripping vulnerable countries of a vital food source.