Claudia Ehing is heading the regional climate and energy project of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Asia. Based in Hanoi, she works on topics like sustainable urban development and a just energy transition. Prior to this, she was a project assistant for FES in the Czech Republic and a desk officer in the department for Latin America and the Caribbean. At the German Development Institute (GDI/ DIE), she researched the role of the United Nations in the fight against climate change in the context of Vietnam.