Vilja is a Master’s student in Public International Law and Human Rights at Åbo Akademi University, where she is specialized in International Environmental and Climate law. Her Master’s thesis studies the rights and obligations connected to global land use, and how they limit and guide states in transforming their land use to become more sustainable. At Demos Helsinki Vilja is working within the New Horizons team.
Her interests include:
- The interplay between different societal challenges and transformations
- Questions of global justice and ethics
- The relationship between humans and the non-human environment
Previously Vilja has worked with environmental and development policy, EU law and project coordination. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking and playing football.