Tina Stege

Climate Change Envoy
, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Profile / Bio: 

Tina Eonemto Stege is the Climate Envoy for the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Born in Saipan, raised in Kwajalein and Majuro, and educated in Honolulu, she brings a Pacific focus to her community-based work on a range of issues, from the impacts of nuclear testing to sustainable development and climate adaptation. Stege received her BA from Princeton University and her M.A. in Anthropology from the Université d’Aix-en-Provence. The RMI is one of the countries in the world most vulnerable to climate change, mainly as a result of rising sea levels.

Among other meetings, Stege represented her country at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) held in Madrid, Spain, and the 2021 Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow, Scotland. She has also been a spokesperson for the RMI on the impacts of nuclear testing.