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Lauren Nishimura

Affiliation or Individual: Lauren Nishimura
City, Country: Oxford, United Kingdom
Region of Work: 119
Objective / Mission Statement:

Lauren Nishimura is an attorney and international law researcher with a focus on climate change, human mobility, human rights, and environmental law.

Area of work: 127, 125, 124, 129
Key activities relevant to PDD:

Lauren Nishimura is a doctoral candidate in the Law Faculty at the University of Oxford, where her dissertation focuses on human mobility, climate change adaptation, and public international law. In 2017-18, she completed consultancies with OHCHR and PDD, including producing a study on migration, climate change, and human rights. She is on the editorial advisory board of RefLaw at the University of Michigan, where she was a Grotius Fellow from 2016-2018. Prior to her doctoral research, Lauren practiced law for ten years, including as an environmental litigator based in the US and human rights advocate based in Thailand and Myanmar.


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