International Climate Fellow
Karmjit is an International Climate Fellow at the Guarini Center, where his work focuses on multilateral diplomacy, small island developing states, climate change, and sustainable development issues.
From 2012 to 2018, he worked as a Senior Legal Advisor to the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). Prior to that, he worked as a sustainable development advisor to the Permanent Mission of Maldives to the UN, where he was the lead technical expert on the Rio+20 negotiations. He holds an LLM in International Law and Justice from Fordham University and a joint JD/MBA degree and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree from York University.
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