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 the climate- security – risk prevention nexus and its implications for political modernity, more specifically for sovereignty. She also explores issues related to the governance of geoengineering.


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), a master in international relations from ESPOL and a bachelor in political science and communication from the University of Montreal.