Dr. Achala Chandani Abeysinghe is a Principal Researcher and Team Leader of Climate Law, Policy and Governance Programme at International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London. Dr. Abeysinghe also works as the legal advisor to the Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group- a group of 48 countries, in the UN climate change negotiations. She is a lawyer by training and a life member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka. Her research interests are in legal issues in the UN climate change negotiations, issues related to equity & fairness, adaptation to climate change and finance for climate change adaptation.
A champion for the most vulnerable
IIED [November 23, 2015]
Paris climate summit: why more women need seats at the table
The Conversation [November 20, 2015]
'What is needed is political will'
Dhaka Tribune [September 5, 2015]
Climate Talks in Geneva Open to 'Urgency' Pleas, Muted Expectations
Inside Climate News [February 9, 2015]
Shaping strategies for climate change - interview with IIED's Achala Abeysinghe
[November 14, 2014]