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Gillian Nelson

Writer/Team Leader Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Gillian Nelson holds a Ph.D. in International Climate Politics from Newcastle University. She is currently based in the south of France, working as an independent consultant. Her doctoral research developed a human rights-based framework for a new global climate agreement, considering the relevance and implications of equity issues such as emissions embedded in global trade, historic emissions and the right to development. Her main research interests include international climate politics, sustainable development and global climate justice. As a consultant she has been commissioned to undertake projects for NGOs, universities and international organisations, and is currently working on an exciting project giving policy advice for the preparation of INDCs. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Politics and has spent time working at the OECD and UNESCO. She speaks French and English and would like to learn Japanese.

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