IMRF Hybrid Side Event | Facilitating Safe and Regular Migration Pathways in a Changing Climate: Lessons from GCM Implementation
Hybrid Side Event – Facilitating Safe and Regular Migration Pathways in a Changing Climate: Lessons…
The upcoming seminar “Disaster and Climate-induced Displacement & Mobility – Challenge of the 21 century” will be hosted by the Federal Foreign Office, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, and IOM´s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC)
Where: Auswärtiges Amt (Federal Foreign Office), Werderscher Markt 1, 10117 Berlin – Visitor Centre (Besucherzentrum) Room 2
When: Thursday, August 31 , 2017 l 12:30 – 14:00
Large-scale displacements have devastating effects on people communities. They create complex humanitarian development challenges that call for urgent partnerships and enhanced cooperation. People that are forced to cross a border in the context of a disaster and the effects of climate change have only limited protection when they arrive in another country.
The Nansen Initiative consultative process identified effective practices to address the protection needs of disaster displaced persons. In 2016 the Platform on Disaster Displacement was launched to follow up on the Nansen Initiative and to support the implementation of its recommendations. Concerted efforts at all levels are needed in order to find ways to better protect and assist disaster displaced persons. At the same time migration can be a way to adapt to environmental climate change and needs to be recognized as such in policies.
The debate will address the following questions: