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Disaster Displacement at COP25

Will you be in Madrid during the first two weeks of December 2019? Are you looking to learn more about how displacement relating to disasters or the adverse effects of climate change are being addressed?

Here is a non-exhaustive list of events on disaster displacement related topics that are scheduled to take place during the the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) on Climate Change that will be updated periodically. If you have any events to add to this list or relevant information about the ones already there, please email


United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25)

Events at IFEMA Feria de Madrid, Spain 1-13 December 2019

Organizer(s)Title / ThemeDateTime / Room
Secretariat of the UNFCCCWarsaw International Mechanism (WIM) Review Event1 Dec 2019, Sunday
Full Day
Carre Geo & Environment (CGE), Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS)Political issues of environmental migration2 Dec 2019, Monday
Room 2
ActionAid International, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung - Gesellschaftsanalye und politische Bildung e.V. (RLS), Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust (COAST Trust, Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas, Inc. (FAWCO)Beyond Labels, Beyond Borders: Advancing rights-based protection of climate-induced migrants2 Dec 2019, Monday
Room 3
COASt Trust, Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)Exhibit: A Tale from Climate Ground Zero: Vulnerability and Resilient in Water Crisis of Bangladesh02/03 Dec 2019Booth 25
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Tuvalu Climate Action Network, Bread for the WorldClimate-induced migration3 Dec 2019, Tuesday11:00-12:30
German Pavilion
PDDShowcasing artwork of the ten finalists of the 2019 COAL Prize3 Dec 2019, Tuesday16:00-17:00
French Pavilion
Secretariat of the UNFCCCMoving forward together: the second phase of the Task Force on Displacement3 Dec 2019,
Room 4
PDD2019 COAL Prize ceremony 4 Dec 2019, Wednesday12:30-13:30
French Pavilion
COAST TrustPress conference: CSO Expectations from COP255 Dec 2019, Thursday
PDDShowcasing artwork of the ten finalists of the 2019 COAL Prize5 Dec 2019, Thursday16:00-17:00
French Pavilion
CGEExhibit: The challenges of environmental migration06/07 Dec 2019Booth 11
Centre Internationale de droit Compare de l’Environnement (CIDCE), An Organization for Socio-Economic Development (AOSED)Climatic loss and damage and environmentally displaced persons7 Dec 2019, Saturday15:00—16:30
Room 1
Global Ocean ForumOceans Action Day Session 3: Knowledge/Science For Adaptation And Displacement Policies And Practices: Development And Implementation In Oceans And Coastal Zones7 Dec 2019, Saturday16:00-17:00
Japanese Pavillion
Stitching Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), CPRD, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)Responses to protect rights of climate migrants in South Asia7 Dec 2019, Saturday16:45-18:15
Room 1
CARRE Geo, Environment FranceEnjeux politiques des migrations environnementales 9 Dec 2019, Monday(tbc)
Government of FijiOfficial launch of Fiji’s Displacement Guidelines in the context of climate change and disasters11 Dec 2019, Wednesday09:00-10:00
Moana Blue Pacific Pavilion
WIM ExComLoss and Damage Block11 Dec 2019, Wednesday09:30-12:30
Capacity-Building Hub
International Center for Comparative
Environmental Law (CIDCE)
Climatic loss and damages
and environmentally displaced persons
12 Dec 2019, Thursday
Room 3
United NationsStrengthening Synergies, Accelerating Ambition12 Dec 2019, Thursday13:15-14:45
Room 1
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Arab Network for Environment and Development (RAED), Oxford Climate Policy, Université de Liège (ULg)Displacement, human mobility, and climate change12 Dec 2019, Thursday15:00—16:30
Room 4
United NationsClimate change and human mobility: responding to displacement and migration challenges12 Dec 2019, Thursday
Room 4
International Center for Comparative
Environmental Law (CIDCE)
droits de l'homme des déplacés environnementaux et climatiques
13 Dec 2019,
Pavilion of La Francophonie

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