07 February 2018

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters

Event & opportunity:

Imagining a Different Future: Overcoming Barriers to Climate Justice, Hobart, Tasmania, 8-10 February 2018 [info]
- Includes a panel on "Human Rights and Climate Change," with a paper presented on "People on the Move."

CFP: Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Policy Brief Series [info]
- Submit proposals by 28 February 2018.


"Africa and Climate Change Refugees’ Quandary: Kenya Perspectives," Chapter in The Development of Africa: Issues, Diagnoses and Prognoses (Springer, Oct. 2017) [ResearchGate]

Can Free-movement Agreements Help People Displaced by Climate Change and Disaster? (Kaldor Centre, Feb. 2018) [text]

"Can the World Agree on How to Handle 'Climate Migrants'?," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 19 Dec. 2017 [text]

Climate-driven Migration in Africa (European Council on Foreign Relations, Dec. 2017) [text]

"Environmentally Displaced Persons in Europe: Limits of the Legal Protection of This Controversial Category of Migrants," Kent Student Law Review, vol. 3 (2017) [open access]

"The Health Impacts of Climate-related Migration," BMC Medicine, 16:1 (Jan. 2018) [open access]

"International Cooperation and Responsibility Sharing to Combat Climate Change: Lessons for International Refugee Law," Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 18, no. 2 (2017) [full-text]

International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, vol. 10, no. 1 (2017) [open access]
- Special issue on "Climate change, migration and displacement of populations." Note: I referenced this journal earlier when the special issue had not yet been officially published.

Planned Relocation in the Context of Environmental Change in Hoa Binh Province, Northern Viet Nam: An Analysis of Household Decision-making and Relocation Outcomes (IOM, Jan. 2018) [text]

Summary of the Panel Discussion on Human Rights, Climate Change, Migrants and Persons Displaced across International Borders: Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/37/35 (UN Human Rights Council, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate (19 Dec. 2017)

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