7-8 JUNE 2017 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Migration, environment and climate change: Evidence for policy

Migration, environment and climate change: Evidence for policy

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 14:15 to 15:30

This session aims to discuss human mobility in its different forms as a possible adaptation strategy and to share examples, opportunities and challenges of migration as an adaptation measure for concerned populations.

The session will provide evidence from the EU-funded project, 'Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy. Participants will also discuss the importance of the Paris Agreement to address human mobility and the issues related to policy formulation on this pertinent topic.

Short presentations will be followed by an interactive debate session led by the moderator.

    Alex Randall
    UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition Coordinator
    Agata Sobiech
    Programme Officer, Migration and Asylum Sector - Unit B3, DG International Cooperation and Development , European Commission
    Jonah Auka
    Office of Climate Change and Development, Government of Papua New Guinea
    Frank Laczko
    Head of Migration Research Division, International Organization for Migration