07 June 2017

Thematic Focus: Climate Change, Migration & Displacement

Event & opportunity:

Workshop: Environmental Displacement in 2017: Current Protection Challenges, Sheffield, UK, 16 June 2017 [info]

CFP: Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration, and the Environment, Oxford, 3-4 August 2017 [info]
- Submit abstracts for the summer session by 10 July 2017.


Addressing the Protection Gap of Environmental Refugees: A Reform of the 1951 Refugee Convention? (International Law under Construction Blog, March 2017) [text]

Adverse Effects of Climate Change and Natural Disasters as Drivers of Migration, Panel 3 at Second Informal Thematic Session for the Global Compact on Migration, New York, 22-23 May 2017 [info]
- One of the presentations is available via the Platform on Disaster Displacement. Video of the session, notes for the two other presentations, and related statements are available via the UN. Scroll down to access.

Building Global Governance for ‘Climate Refugees’ (T20 Forced Migration Task Force, updated May 2017) [text]

Climate Change, Displacement and Community Relocation: Lessons from Alaska (NRC & Alaska Institute for Justice, May 2017) [text]

Climate Change, Migration & Displacement: New Perspectives on Regional Approaches to Climate-induced Migration, Displacement and Relocation, New York, 16 May 2017 [info]
- Follow link to access video.

Climate Violence?, Oxford, 11 May 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video.

Notes from the 1 Day Course on Climate Change and Migration: Resources and Further Reading (Climate & Migration Coalition, June 2017) [text]

Opinion: 4 Recommendations to Prepare for Climate-related Migration (Devex, June 2017) [text]

Protecting Disaster Displaced Persons through Better Data and Knowledge on Displacement Risks, Side event at 2017 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, CancĂșn, Mexico, 22-26 May 2017 [info]
- Follow link for concept note, policy brief and press release.

Quick Guide: Climate Change & Disaster Displacement (UNHCR, May 2017) [text]

Seven Reasons the UN Refugee Convention Should Not Include 'Climate Refugees' (Kaldor Centre, June 2017) [text]

UNHCR, Displacement and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR): A Policy Brief (UNHCR, updated 2017) [text via PreventionWeb]

Urban Perspectives: Climate Change, Migration, Planning and Finance - A New Generation of Ideas 2017 (Wilson Center & USAID, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters (11 May 2017)

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