India to Join Race for UN Climate Post

India’s environment secretary Vijay Sharma is joining a growing list of contenders seeking the top U.N. climate change post, to be vacated by Yvo de Boer in July, the Times of India reports. Sharma will be facing competition from South Africa’s tourism minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk and a potential nominee from Indonesia.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.