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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.

Second New York Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Platform on Disaster Displacement

On 15 January 2021, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the UN…

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Webinar | Internal Displacement, Migration and Planned Relocation in the Context of Natural Hazards

How is the issue of ‘environmental’ (im)mobility within countries is addressed in law, policy and…

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Global Policy Debates, Mobility and Natural Hazards

Webinar | Global Policy Debates, Mobility, and Natural Hazards

Global Compacts for Migration and on Refugees, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Paris Agreement…

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Collage of speakers at the HLP consultation on 19 November 2020: Nenette Motus, IOM Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Sima Samar, Member of the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement Walter Kaelin, Envoy of the Chair of Platform of Disaster Displacement (PDD) and Expert Advisor to High Level Panel on Internal Displacement Sayanaa Lkhagvasuren, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister, Mongolia Cliff Cyril Y. Riveral, Director of Disaster Response, Management Bureau, Philippines Md Mohsin, Secretary at Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, Bangladesh Suprayoga Hadi, Primary Planner at the Deputy Minister for Regional Development, Indonesia Major General Sudantha Ranasighe, Director General of Disaster Management Centre, Sri Lanka Mohammad Qaseem Haidari, Deputy Minister for Policy, Coordination, and Planning, Afghanistan Ms. Loretta Hieber-Girardet, Chief, Supporting and Monitoring Sendai Framework Implementation Branch, UNDRR.

Consultation in Asia concludes with recommendations on disaster displacement for UN High-Level Panel

This article was originally published on the website of the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on…

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Virtual Event | Data on Human Mobility in Disaster Contexts: Where Are We and What Comes Next?

Data and Knowledge Working Group (DKWG), Platform on Disaster Displacement Assessing the state of data…

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Virtual Event | Managing Risk and Addressing Disaster Displacement

Virtual Event | Regional Consultation on Disaster Displacement   Managing Risk and Addressing Disaster Displacement:   …

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Third Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Platform on Disaster Displacement

“Collaborative approaches at the regional and local levels are the way forward to address and…

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Flyer for the event 'Data and Knowledge on Human Mobility in the Context of Natural Hazards' with a picture of a graph and lens and a blurb, list of speakers, registration link and QR code, and RLI and PDD logos on a pink and white background

Webinar | Data and Knowledge on Human Mobility in the Context of Natural Hazards

What do we know or not know about people on the move in the context…

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Webinar | El proceso de revisión nacional y regional del Pacto Mundial para la Migración Segura, Ordenada y Regular: Reflexiones y prácticas a partir de los objetivos sobre migración, cambio climático y desastres

WEBINAR El proceso de revisión nacional y regional del Pacto Mundial para la Migración Segura,…

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Online Side Event | Internal Displacement in the Context of Climate Change: Advancing a Human Rights-based Approach to Prevention, Response and Solutions

Internal Displacement in the Context of Climate Change: Advancing a Human Rights-based Approach to Prevention,…

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Online Side Event | Internal Displacement in the Context of Climate Change: Advancing a Human Rights-based Approach to Prevention, Response and Solutions

Internal Displacement in the Context of Climate Change: Advancing a Human Rights-based Approach to Prevention,…

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Online presentation and Q&A | The Words into Action Guidelines on Disaster Displacement – How to reduce risk, address impacts and strengthen resilience

Online presentation and Q&A on the Words into Action Guidelines on Disaster Displacement - How…

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Webinar | Conceptualizing Policy – Do ‘Climate Refugees’ or ‘Environmental Migrants’ Really Exist?

What are the terms used to label people whose reasons for moving are related to…

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11th Refugee Law Initiative Annual Seminar Series: Human Mobility, Natural Hazards and Policy Responses

11th Refugee Law Initiative Annual Seminar Series Academic Year 2020-21 Webinars  Human Mobility, Natural Hazards…

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Webinar | Cross-border Human Mobility and Human Rights in the Context of Disasters, Climate Change and Environmental Degradation

Webinar: Cross-border human mobility and human rights in the context of disasters, climate change and…

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