Welcome to our new trustees

LRI’s first board meeting of the year 2023 took place with its three new trustees at the table: Dr. Alina Averchenkova (LSE/Grantham Research Inst.), Birsha Ohdedar (SOAS) and Jannis Bille (Herbert Smith Freehills). If you are curious to see what they look like and read their short bios head to our Who We Are page. […]


We would like to let you know that Christoph Schwarte will be leaving LRI in January 2023. We are grateful to Christoph for all his hard work and the significant expertise he contributed to the work of LRI over the last 10 years, helping the organisation to become the highly respected source of knowledge and […]

Trustees wanted to support expansion of LRI assistance

The impacts of climate change are becoming ever more serious, while international climate law is becoming ever more complex and demanding. Low income developing countries are disproportionately impacted, but with limited capacity to respond in comparison with major emitters. We are a London based charity, working with low income developing countries …

LRI side event at COP27

On Saturday 12 November at 6pm local time, LRI held a side event entitled “Implementation of the Paris Agreement: carbon markets and the enhanced transparency framework” at the Francophonie Pavilion at the COP. Despite the unfavourable timeslot, an audience of around 20 delegates from African and Caribbean countries and civil society attended the …

ECBI Oxford seminar

Earlier this month LRI participated in the annual Oxford seminar organised by the European Capacity Building Initiative, an Initiative in which LRI is a lead member organisation. Trust building is the leitmotiv of the seminar: it provides an opportunity for senior negotiators from developing countries and from Europe to meet in an informal setting and …