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Meng Zhang

Meng Zhang

Affiliated Researcher


Dr. Meng ZHANG is an affiliated research fellow of human rights and the environment at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI). Together with RWI’s China Program and the thematic area of human rights and the environment, Meng’s research at RWI focuses on human rights, the role of civil society, and public participation in addressing climate change, especially during the deployment of climate technologies.

In addition to his affiliation with RWI, Dr. Meng Zhang is primarily working as a Postdoc Fellow for sustainable development law and policy at the Department of Business Law, Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM). His research interests touch various fields of environmental and climate governance. And he has been involved in many EU, international and bilateral cooperative research projects regarding sustainable development in Belgium, Sweden, Finland, China and Australia. His research outcomes have been published by many academic publishers such as Springer, Edward Elgar and Routledge.

Before working in Sweden, Meng obtained his PhD degree in Law (environmental law) at the Centre for Environmental & Energy Law, Ghent University (Belgium) in 2021. Moreover, Meng is a member of the European Environmental Law Forum (EELF), working closely with the European Union Forum of Judges for the Environment (EUFJE), as well as a National Rapporteur for China in the Climate Change Litigation Initiative (C2LI) led by Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (UK). Meng is looking forward to more academic adventures on the way towards a climate-neutrality and human-rights-friendly world that we can be proud of.

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