UNFCCC Action Empowerment Unit Lead
Fleur Newman has a background in climate change, sustainable development, energy and international law in the private sector, and extensive experience in advocating for gender equality and women and girl’s empowerment. She holds law degrees from The University of Notre Dame Australia, The Australian National University, and a LLM at the International law The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
At the UNFCCC Secretariat she has worked on implementing a voluntary tool for describing sustainable development cobenefits of clean development mechanism (CDM) projects and managing the work of Parties and the UNFCCC in implementing gender equality strategies, including the Lima work programme on gender and UNFCCC’s Gender Action Plan. She also represents the UNFCCC in the Gender Partnership of the Global Environment Facility (GEF).