Experts' profiles - Jihyun Lee
Jihyun Lee
Jihyun Lee is the Environmental Affairs Officer for marine and coastal biodiversity within the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. As such, she covers various issues related to the implementation of Jakarta Mandate, such as integrated marine and coastal management, marine protected areas, conservation of deep sea biodiversity, marine invasive alien species, etc. She serves as a coordinator for UN-Oceans Task Force on Marine Protected Areas and Other Area-Based Management Tools as well as Working Group on Marine Biodiversity and Networks of Marine Protected Areas of the Global Forum on Oceans, Coasts and Islands.

Before she joined the CBD Secretariat in March 2007, she was working for GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) as a Senior Programme Officer in charge of integrated coastal management. Prior to joining the UN, she also worked for the Government of the Republic of Korea providing policy and technical support in the enactment of national legislation on integrated coastal management (ICM) and the development of a national ICM plan.
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