Postdoctoral Climate Crisis Research Fellow, University of Canterbury
Dalila Gharbaoui, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Canterbury part of the Pacific Ocean and Climate Crisis Assessment supported by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Dalila holds a Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences from the University of Liege (Hugo Observatory on Environment, Migration and Politics) and a Ph.D. in Pacific studies from the University of Canterbury with the support of the Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden. Dalila’s PhD thesis focused on climate change, planned relocation, and land governance in the Pacific region. She authored numerous research works related to climate change, adaptation and (im)mobility in the Pacific region, Africa, and Europe. Dalila has actively participated in various international, national, and regional discussions on human mobility, resilience and climate change, providing her expertise on topics such as community retreat, planned relocation, including at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Previously, Dalila worked as a researcher in policy and research teams and as consultant for organizations such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), International Crisis Group and Amnesty International.
Dec 05, 2023 05:36 am UTC| Insights & Views
It has taken decades, but the complex and increasingly urgent issue of climate mobility has gradually become central to international climate negotiations. At the COP28 summit currently taking place in Dubai, there are...