Claudia ten Have is an Associate Fellow at United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) in Yokohama, where she heads the Sustainable Development Governance Programme.
Her research focuses on global environmental and sustainable development governance, with a particular emphasis on climate change. She was a Lead Author for UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook 4 (GEO-4). She is also a writer and editor for the Canada-based International Institute for Sustainable Development’s Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB), concentrating on UN system-wide coherence for environmental governance, and African sustainable development.
She holds degrees in journalism, political studies and international relations, and a PhD in Public Administration from International Christian University (Tokyo, Japan).