11 April 2011

Focus on Climate Displacement


Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate, New York, 23-25 May 2011 [info]
- Panel topics include "statehood and statelessness," "resettlement rights," and "role for a new convention for climate-displaced peoples," among others. The conference web site also provides access to two bibliographies and a list of links to "useful reading."


Climate Change and Displacement: Event Summary (Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, March 2011) [text]

Climate Displacement in Bangladesh (Displacement Solutions, 2011) [text]
- Features photos taken by "photojournalist Kadir van Lohuizen of the Netherlands...during a mission by Displacement Solutions (DS) and the Association for Climate Refugees (ACR)."

Environmental Refugees (Digital Commons @ CalPoly, Winter 2011) [access]

Norway-American University Essay Contest 2011 [access]
- Focus was on climate displacement; winning essays are available via a/m link.

Summary of Deliberations on Climate Change and Displacement (UNHCR, April 2011) [text]
- Summary of discussions at an expert roundtable held in Bellagio, Italy, from 22 to 25 February 2011.

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