Date: 20 April 2010, 10 am - 6 pm
Venue: Conference Room A (Temporary North Lawn Building)
Beyond speculative scenarios of mass movements due to climate change, this one-day seminar aimed to present a nuanced picture of the interrelations between migratory decisions and environmental degradation, and to raise awareness of the international legal instruments and policy tools that exist to address the challenges posed by disaster displacement and environmentally driven migration.
Welcome and Programme Overview
Session I: Grasping the Evidence: What Do We Know About the Impacts of Environmental and Climate Change on Migration?
Session II: Environmental Migration: What Are the Implications for Development?
Ms. Wei-Meng Lim-Kabaa, Deputy Director, UNHCR
Session III: Forging International Law and National Policy Responses to Environmentally Induced Migration and Climate Change
Session IV: The Way Forward - Building Capacities for Implementing Policies to Mitigate Environmentally Induced Migration and Climate Change
Mr. Frank Laczko, Chief, Research and Publications, IOM
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