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AIIA Interview: China’s Leadership on International Climate Policy


Dr. Olivia Gippner, Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow at the London School of Economics, discusses EU-China climate relations and the upcoming Paris Climate Conference with AIIA National Office Researcher, Michelle Parker.


Dr. Olivia Gippner is a Dahrendorf postdoctoral fellow on EU-East Asia relations at LSE IDEAS. She recently became a Visiting Fellow at the University of Melbourne’s EU Centre. She holds a PhD in political science from Freie Universität Berlin and the Berlin Graduate School of Transnational Studies for which she researched EU-China climate relations and Chinese policy-making. During her Master in Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore she focused her studies on the role of energy policy in development. She received her Bachelor in European Studies from the University of Malta. From 2011-2014 she worked as a research fellow at the NFG-Research Group on “Asian Perceptions of the EU” in Berlin, analysing Chinese participation in peacekeeping missions and EU-China security relations.

Interviewer: Michelle Parker
Producer/Editor: Gayan Vithanage



Published July 16, 2015

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