Kim Jinha

Kim Jinha

Gender Specialist (Climate Change)
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Departmen


With over 10 years of professional experience, Jinha’s career has encompassed roles ranging from gender specialist, regional cooperation specialist (gender and human development), grant project manager, and program management specialist to technical specialist in inclusive governance and livelihoods, while serving as an office thematic focal point for gender, youth, and human rights.

She started her professional career as an intern at the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate in New York and further developed her career at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). During her time at the UNDP and GGGI, she developed her expertise in gender, human rights, inclusive & sustainable development as well as climate change. She brings a wealth of experience in the field of gender and climate change.

She is a South Korean national. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the KDI School of Public Policy and Management. She also has a master’s degree in Chinese Literature from Fudan University.

Additionally, Jinha is an animal lover. She has been investing her time in deepening her knowledge about animal rights.