Romy Chevallier is a senior researcher on the Governance of Africa’s Resources programme at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). Her work focuses on climate change in Africa. She has done research at the United Nation’s Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) on integrating climate change and development. Ms Chevallier continues to work on the politics of climate change, looking specifically at the negotiating positions of South Africa and the region. She also has done work on developing country alliances (such as IBSA) and cooperation on climate related issues.
Ms Chevallier holds a BA Honours in Political Science from the University of Stellenbosch and a Master's degree in International Relations (cum laude) from the University of Witwatersrand. During her time at SAIIA she has worked on issued related to the EU’s strategic engagement with Africa and South Africa. She also has investigated the role of emerging powers in a changing geo-political landscape – especially in the light of their participation in curbing global challenges.
Works by this author
Climate Change Progress, the US Withdrawal and What We can Expect From COP23
Saving Tanzania's coral reefs: A photo essay
Integrated Community- and Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation