Organization: Center for International Environmental Law
Senior Attorney; Campaign Manager Human Rights & Climate, Climate & Energy Program
Sébastien Duyck is a Senior Attorney in the Climate & Energy Program at the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and the Campaign Manager for the Human Rights and Climate Change portfolio.
Sébastien Duyck is a Senior Attorney in the Climate & Energy Program at the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and the Campaign Manager for the Human Rights and Climate Change portfolio. His work focuses primarily on promoting the integration of human rights and public participation in climate governance while empowering local communities. Sébastien co-facilitates the Human Rights and Climate Change Working Group, gathering civil society organizations advocating for the integration of human rights in the UN climate negotiation process. In his early career, Sébastien worked as a consultant on related issues for a range of organizations including Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Carbon Market Watch, and the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Research Programme (CCAFS).
Sébastien completed the LLM in Public International Law from the University of Helsinki and an LLM in Natural Resources Law and International Environmental Law from the University of Iceland. He is a visiting researcher at the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law of the University of Lapland. His main fields of research relate to international climate governance, human rights and the environment, and Arctic governance.