october 16 - october 21 // 2022

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Julian Chen

PhD Student, International Law

Chen Julian (Julian) is a Ph.D. student in international law with a research focus on the governance of the high seas. He holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and a master's degree in Environmental Management. Before joining MQU, he has been working on international environmental policy for NGOs in China, including Greenovation Hub, Heinrich Boell Foundation (China Desk), and Institute for Environment and Development. Since 2007, he has regularly participated in international environmental negotiations such as the UN climate negotiation and the Antarctic Treaty-related meetings as an NGO observer. In the last decade, his work has been focused on the conservation of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction, including the Antarctic Ocean. He has been actively publishing on relevant topics in the mass media and in academic journals.