South Asia – Background Paper

Nansen Initiative

This background paper informs the Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation on “Climate Change, Disasters and Human Mobility in South Asia and Indian Ocean,” taking place in Khulna, Bangladesh from 3-5 April 2015, which aims at exploring the issues related to human mobility (displacement, migration and planned relocation) in the context of disasters and climate change. It will focus on South Asia and also draw on the experiences of other States in the Indian Ocean region.