Linda Yanti Sulistiawati
Linda is an internationally recognised scholar in Indonesian environmental law. She is an Associate Professor of Law and Head of the Asia-Pacific Study Center, in Universitas Gadjah Mada. Her research has established her as a leading expert who is frequently consulted by the Indonesian government and international organizations. Her research focuses on international environmental issues, such as climate change, REDD+, land issues and customary (adat) issues. Linda was a member of the delegation leading Indonesia’s negotiations of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. From 2018 to 2023, Linda is a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report.
Linda has held visiting appointments at the Center for Asian Legal Exchange (CALE) in Nagoya University (2017), and Asian Law Institute (ASLI) at NUS (2018). She was previously a Visiting Fellow at APCEL from 5 August to 3 September 2019.
Linda had presented her research globally, including at University of Agder (Norway, 2017), University of Nagoya (Japan, 2018), Korean Legal Institute (South Korea, 2018), Kathmandu University (Nepal, 2018), and the University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR, 2019).