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Bohyun Kim

University of Duisburg-Essen

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Bohyun Kim is a research associate at Institute of Political Science / Institute of East Asian Studies at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Her current research and teaching focus on climate and energy governance development in the European- and East Asian region (China, Japan and South Korea) from comparative perspective. She completed her undergraduate in political science and international relations at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea, and a double master’s degrees program of MSc. European Studies at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, and MA. Political Science at University of Cologne, Germany. Prior to her current position, Bohyun worked at different international organizations and NGOs in the field of climate change and sustainable development, such as: European Union Delegation to South Korea, ICLEI World Secretariat – Local Governments for Sustainability, UNESCO and UNFCCC – the UN Climate Conference Secretariat based in Bonn, Germany.

Country(ies) of Specialty

Belgium Korea, South

Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Climate policy and politics Net Zero Climate Justice

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