Learn about Indigenous Peoples’ experience in climate policy negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the importance of bridging Indigenous and scientific knowledge systems in this SEI policy brief.
Colonial legacies and unequal divisions of power embedded within Global North-South relationships continue to affect and shape climate research. This article explores how these dynamics can be better considered and addressed during research processes.
Minh joined the Climate Change, Disaster and Development cluster at SEI Asia in August 2020. She has a background in urban planning with interests in urban informality, equitable and inclusive adaptation planning, and transformation. She is particularly intrigued by what emerging trends and knowledge in climate change and disaster mean for existing practices in urban development.
Prior to joining SEI, Minh had worked in affordable housing, community development, research and international development in the US and Vietnam. Most recently, she worked with the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development on a research project that explores transformative adaptation to flooding among informal settlements in Southeast Asian coastal cities. She holds a Master’s degree in Regional Planning from Cornell University.