30 June 2012

Focus on Climate Change

UNHCR launched the report, "Climate Change, Vulnerability and Human Mobility: Perspectives of Refugees from the East and Horn of Africa" (UNHCR & UNU-EHS, June 2012), at the recent Rio+20 conference.  For more information, view the video report and read the related press release and news story.

Other items:

"Climate Change and Small Island States: Adrift in a Raising Sea of Legal Uncertainty," Sustainable Development Law & Policy, vol. 11, no. 2 (Winter 2011) [full-text]

Climate Change, Migration and Critical International Security Considerations, Migration Research Series, no. 42 (IOM, Jan. 2011) [text]

To Be or Not to Be a Climate Change Refugee, That Is the Question: An Interpretive Policy Analysis of Labeling and Framing Processes of Climate Change Refugees in Bangladesh, Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Humanities (Universiteit Utrecht, Dec. 2011) [text]

Upcoming events and opportunities:

CFP: First Networking Workshop on Human Rights Legal Frameworks in the Climate Change Regime, Utrecht, 6-7 September 2012 [info]
- Submit proposals ASAP.

CFP: Irish Yearbook of International Law [info]
- Submissions sought for symposium issue on "Climate Justice in International Law"; "Climate Justice, Migration and Asylum" is one of the themes of interest. Deadline is 31 August 2012.

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.   

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