Sofia Kabbej
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Sofia Kabbej

Sofia Kabbej is a researcher at the Observatory of Climate Change Impacts on Defense and Security (IRIS), where she aims to bring critical security perspectives. Her current research focuses on climate security and geoengineering governance,  and their implications for political modernity, more specifically for sovereignty. She notably studies those topics as part of her Ph.D within the School of political science and international relations of the University of Queensland (Australie), under the supervision of Matt McDonald and Roland Bleiker.


She previously worked on international climate negociations and governance, as well as green economy and sustainability for various organizations, such as the NGO CliMates, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Danone.


She co-directs the research project Climate Security & Peace Project (CS2P). She was previously the advocacy co-director of the NGO CliMates (2018-2019).


Sofia Kabbej holds a master in international security policy from the European School of Political & Social Sciences (ESPOL – Lille Catholic University), a master in international relations from ESPOL and a bachelor in political science and communication from the University of Montreal.