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UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

Affiliation or Individual:
City, Country: BONN, GERMANY
Region of Work: 119
Objective / Mission Statement:

The United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) generates knowledge to reduce risks related to environmental hazards and global change, through cutting-edge research and education.

Area of work: 127, 128, 125, 124
Key activities relevant to PDD:
  • 2007-2009: Environmental Change and Forced Migration Scenarios (EACH-FOR) Project
  • 2009-2010: Transatlantic Study Project on Climate Change and Migration (German Marshall Fund)
  • 2011: ‘Human Mobility in the Horn of Africa’ Project (UNHCR)
  • 2011-2012: ‘Where the rain falls’ Project (Mac Arthur Foundation, AXA Group)
  • 2013: Nansen Initiative Regional Consultations (Pacific)
  • 2014-2016: ‘Migration, Environment and Climate Change: The Case for Policy’ (IOM)
  • 2014-2016: ‘Pacific Climate Change and Migration’ (UNESCAP, ILO, UNDP)
  • 2015: ‘Promoting Human Security and minimizing Conflict Associated with Forced Migration in the Pacific Region’ (PIFS, UNU-GCM)
  • 2016-2018: ‘Migration and Human Rights in the wake of Climate Change’ (AXA Research Fund)
  • UNU wide activities
    • UNFCCC COPs yearly participation since 2007
    • Climate Change, Environment and Migration (CCEMA) Alliance (since 2008) (IOM, MRF, UNEP)
    • 2017: Chair of the Global Migration Group (UNU Rector)
    • UNU Migration Network (https://migration.unu.edu/)

 

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