Chime Youdon

Chime Youdon

Associate Fellow

Areas of Research

Climate change negotiations

Green energy development

Strategic relations of Europe and China


Chime was a trainee at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium from April-May 2017. In 2006, She interned at the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi. She volunteered at Portsahan, Shapur Jat, New Delhi from November 2009-April 2010. She also worked as a researcher at the Little Tibet, London, from August 2019 to January 2020.

Currently, Chime is the KK Nayyar Fellow at the National Maritime Foundation, undertaking research in Climate Change resilience in Coastal Indian Cities.


Ph.D (Submitted) titled: “The European Union and China in the Climate Change Negotiations: From Copenhagen to Paris” Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi;

M.Phil Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi;

M.A. Politics (with Specialisation in International Relations), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and,

B.A. (Political Science with Honours), Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi.


  1. Presented a Paper Title:  “Water Diversion Policy of China and its Hydropower Projects”  at 3rd Himalayan Studies Conference, University of Colorado, September 2017 
  2. A Gender-Specific Problems of Refugee Women: A Case Study of Tibetan Women” at Women’s World Congress, University of Hyderabad, Aug 2014
  3. Presented a paper entitled “Human Right in Tibet and the EU’s Approach” at 2nd International Congress on Human Rights and Duties, at Yadam Institute of Research, New Delhi, 10 December 2015
  4. Presented a Paper on “China’s Participation in Climate Change Negotiations”  at World Conference on Climate Change, Valencia, Spain, Oct  2016


  1. Chime Youdon. “World Environment Day 2020.” National Maritime Foundation, June 5, 2020.
  1. Chime Youdon (2019), Gender Specific Problems of Refugees: A Case Study of Tibetan Women, Gender, Law and Health: Internataional Perspectives, New Delhi: Rawat Publications.
  2. Chime Youdon (2017), The European Union and China’s Human Rights Perspective: Its Impact on Tibet issue, The Rights Journal.