Hatyja Nuriyeva

In 2019, Hatyja Nuriyeva graduated with a BA in international law from the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. She was privileged to work for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan for nearly 6 years of her career, where she learned valuable professional skills such as government policy and regulations, political and media landscape, dealing with documentation, assistance during official meetings, preparation of reports, and organisation of meetings and conferences. Her last position in the MFA was 3rd secretary in the Department of Diplomatic Protocol.

In addition, she has experience of working in the Ministry of Justice, the Turkmen State Institute of Democracy and Human Rights, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Russian Federation,  and the Permanent Representation of Turkmenistan to the UN in Geneva. She was responsible for legal research and problem identification at the Turkmen State Institute of Democracy and Human Rights.

Pursuing her interest in the economic growth of developed countries, Hatyja decided to continue her academic preparation in the Republic of Korea at one of the world’s top public policy and management think-tanks, the Korean Development Institute (KDI), where she acquired important knowledge in diverse areas of international and sustainable development.

Currently, she is studying on a Master of Law programme at the Seoul National University School of Law. Hatyja has an ongoing interest in legal research, since it is crucial for academic work and inventions. She stays actively engaged in climate change policy research at Climate Scorecard, an international NPO located in the USA as well as the Seoul National University Human Rights Center.

She was selected as a Youth Challenge Developer for the 2021 Global Youth Climate Challenge within the framework of the P4G Seoul Summit organised by the MOFA Korea, National Council on Climate and Air Quality. Hatyja was involved in a presentation at the P4G Summit on the topic of ‘zero waste’. With her team, she created a preliminary action plan for reducing plastic use in the context of a circular economy. She was awarded a certificate for active participation by the 8th UN Secretary General of UN H.E. Ban Ki-Moon.





Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Global Governance






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