Genevieve Jiva (Board Co-Chair)

 

Genevieve Jiva is from Suva, Fiji and is the coordinator for the Pacific Islands Climate Action Network (PICAN), the Pacific regional node of CAN International. She has been a member of PICAN since 2015, participating in their activities and advocating for stronger action on climate change. She has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Politics, and has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomacy and International Affairs from the University of the South Pacific. She is currently completing a Masters in Diplomacy and International Affairs, with a focus on Pacific Diplomacy and Loss and Damage negotiations within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She is also a volunteer with the WWF Pacific Volunteers Program and has participated in Peace Boat’s Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Program.