​Angela Pilath

GGF 2030 Working Group on Global Migration and Refugee Challenge

Angela Pilath is a doctoral researcher at the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the politics of environmental displacement and theorizes the influence of experts on global policymaking relating to the protection of people displaced by natural disasters. In her work, Angela examines the intergovernmental negotiations of the Nansen Initiative and the UN climate change negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Previously, she worked at the Paris Climate Conference as part of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) delegation, and was a visiting research fellow in the department for global governance at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB). Angela has lectured at the University of Oxford and the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. She worked as research consultant for the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID). She also was the academic editor for the Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration. Angela holds a master’s degree in refugee and forced migration studies from the University of Oxford, a minor in international relations from Sciences Po Aix-en-Provence, and a bachelor’s degree in European studies from Maastricht University.