Today, Europe and the Maghreb are facing intertwined threats. Climate change leads to ecosystem degradation and, combined with uneven growth, leads to migration. Meanwhile, social disparities and inequitable conditions can provoke social unrest.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration organized an expert consultation on Planned Relocation, Disasters and Climate Change: Consolidating Good Practices a
Finance Ministers of the Vulnerable Twenty (V20), representing close to 700 million people threatened by climate change and spanning world regions, held their inaugural meeting on 8 October 2015 in Lima, Peru.
The European Commission launched a 2018 DEAR Call for Proposals from Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities on the 12th July. Note that proposals must be received before the call closes on the 25th September 2018 at 16:00 Brussels time.
We are pleased to share a new issue of IOM’s Environmental Migration Newsletter focused on Small Islands States (SIDS), Migration and Climate Change celebrating the launch of the SIDS Samoa Conference and in preparation of the forthcoming UN SG Climate Summit.