Categories Australia, Council, Oceania, People

Emma Lee

Council Member with special responsibility for Oceania and the Pacific.

Based in Tasmania, Australia. Emma is an Aboriginal woman from the Trawlwulway people of Tasmania, a PhD candidate at the Institute of Regional Development and Centre for Marine Socioecology, and the first Indigenous PhD candidate in the history of the Cradle Coast campus of the University of Tasmania. She has written extensively on protected areas and Aboriginal people, and she has had a senior role in developing the first joint management agreement for Aboriginal people in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Emma is a member of the Australian World Heritage Indigenous Network (AWHIN) and a Honorary Member of the ICCA Consortium.

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