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This section features news, press releases, media clippings or speeches from key events held by the Platform on Disaster Displacement, but also by the Nansen Initiative (2012-2015), the Platform’s predecessor.

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Disaster Displacement at COP26

Will you be attending COP26 in Glasgow during the first two weeks of November 2021?…

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Disaster Displacement at the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

Will you be attending one of the Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) scheduled…

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Celebrating International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

Every year, 13 October is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR). Why do we…

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Virtual Event | Climate Vulnerable Forum Continues Dialogue in Asia

27-29 September 2021 - the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) held an online Regional Dialogue for…

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Virtual Event | Human Mobility, Human Rights and Climate Change at the Human Rights Council

5 October 2021, 1:30pm - 3:00pm CEST Register online to join this event taking place…

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Virtual Event | Climate Vulnerable Forum Continues Dialogue in the Pacific

1-3 September 2021 - the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) held an online Regional Dialogue for…

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Virtual Event Delivers Key Messages on Human Mobility, Disasters and Climate Change in Africa

Six speakers and over 60 participants met online on 26 August 2021 to discuss human…

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Virtual Event | Human Mobility, Disasters and Climate Change in Africa

26 August 2021, 3:00pm EAT / 2:00pm CEST Register online to join this event. Disasters…

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Virtual Event | Training workshop for the South American Conference on Migration

South America, 17 & 18 August 2021 –  over 70 participants from 9 countries in…

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Virtual Event | Climate Vulnerable Forum Continues Dialogue in Africa & Middle East

27-29 July 2021 - the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) held an online Regional Dialogue for…

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Media Release | Border Officials Receive Advanced Training to Support Cross Border Movement in Disaster Scenarios

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in collaboration with the…

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Movement of Persons in Times of Disasters – A Virtual Training of Trainers

Eastern Caribbean, 8-29 June 2021 -  More than thirty immigration and border officials from the…

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Virtual Workshop Series Closing Plenary | Addressing Displacement and Migration in the Context of Disasters and Climate Change in Africa

Between April and June 2021, more than 170 researchers, policy experts and practitioners working across…

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UN Agencies, IGAD Secretariat launch regional initiative to address migration and climate change in East Africa

Nairobi, 25 May 2021 – United Nations agencies and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat…

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Virtual Event | Displacement in Times of Disasters and Climate Change

Joint Meeting of the Group of Friends of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Internal…

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chirinee@unops.org

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