21 March 2018

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters

108th IOM Council: High-Level Panel Discussion on Opportunities to Address Migration and Climate Change in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, Geneva, 30 Nov. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video.

Can We Demand More from the Global Compact on Refugees? Reflecting on Lessons from Climate Change Cooperation (RLI Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]

Climate Change's Impact on Migration is Strong and Growing (Devex, March 2018) [text]

"Climate Refugees": Drop the Quotation Marks!, Debate held at the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva, Geneva, 14 March 2018 [info]
- Video of this event is available here.

Disaster Displacement Information Sheet (University College Cork & Irish Red Cross Society, Feb. 2018) [text via Env. Migration Portal]

Global Compact for Migration not the Answer for Climate Refugees: UN Representative (Devex, March 2018) [text]

Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration (World Bank, March 2018) [access]
- Note: Other language versions are available via this link. Policy notes on internal climate migration in different regions are available for Sub-Saharan AfricaSouth Asia and Latin America. See also related news stories from Thomson Reuters News Foundation and the Guardian.

IOM's Engagement in Migration, Environment and Climate Change (IOM, 2018) [text]

A Meta-Analysis of the Literature on Climate Change and Migration, CREA Discussion Paper, no. 5 (Univ. of Luxembourg, Feb. 2018) [text via UNCCD Knowledge Hub]

Migration and the Environment: Some Reflections on Current Legal Issues and Possible Ways Forward (CNR edizioni, 2017) [full-text]

Somalia’s Climate Change Refugees (IRIN, Feb. 2018) [text]

"Voluntary Immobility: Indigenous Voices in the Pacific," Forced Migration Review, no. 57 (Feb. 2018) [open access]

Water Stress and Human Migration: A Global, Georeferenced Review of Empirical Research (FAO, March 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related UN news story.

"What We Get Wrong about Migration and Climate Change," Prospect Magazine, 8 Feb. 2018 [text]

"Why Climate Migrants Do Not Have Refugee Status," The Economist, 6 March 2018 [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters (7 Feb. 2018)

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