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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.

Legal analysis and research in the Pacific on admission and stay in disaster and climate change contexts

The Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD), under the Pacific Response to Disaster Displacement (PRDD) project,…

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Online training for Caribbean border officials in preparation for the 2020 hurricane season

Tuesday 23 June 2020, Saint Lucia, Eastern Caribbean - Today, more than 120 border officials…

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Event | Internal Displacement in the Context of Disasters and the Adverse Effects of Climate Change: Prevention, Protection and Solutions

GP20 Steering Group Meeting Monday 9 March 2020, 15:00-17:30 Palais des Nations, Room XXVII, Geneva…

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Press Release by Co-Chairs of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement on commencement of the Panel’s work

The United Nations Secretary-General established the High-Level Panel (HLP) on Internal Displacement on 23 October…

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An Intensive Week for Disaster Displacement at the Global Forum on Migration & Development

21-24 January Quito, Ecuador. While the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees made a call…

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

“Displacement in the context of disasters and adverse effects of climate change is one of…

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GFMD Side Event | Humanitarian protection, admission and stay in disaster and climate change contexts: Effective practices in the Americas and beyond


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Stakeholder Workshop on the Role of Free Movement of Persons Agreements in Addressing Disaster Displacement in Africa takes place in Stellenbosch, South Africa

27 and 28 November 2019 saw policymakers and experts from three major sub-regions of Africa…

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Quand l’art rencontre le politique: Art, climat, catastrophes et déplacement à la COP25

Madrid, Espagne, le 5 décembre 2019 - Au cœur de la Conférence des Nations Unies…

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When Art Meets Politics: Art, Climate, Disasters and Displacement at COP25

Madrid, Spain, 5 December 2019 -  Yesterday, in the heart of the United Nations Conference…

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Secretary-General Appoints High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

Statement first published on the UN website on 3 December 2019. Photo © UNDP. Following…

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Disaster Displacement a key aspect of CDEMA’s Biannual Regional Conference on Disaster Risk Management in the Caribbean

Sint Maarten, 2-6 December 2019. The Caribbean, as one of the most vulnerable regions in…

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Lena Dobrowolska and Teo Ormond- Skeaping, Winners of the 2019 COAL Prize on Climate, Disasters, Displacement

Artistic duo Lena Dobrowolska and Teo Ormond-Skeaping were awarded the COAL Prize on Thursday for…

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Platform on Disaster Displacement and Partners Bring Art to COP25

Art meets policy at the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) through the…

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COP25 Side Event | Moving Forward Together: Averting, Minimizing and Addressing Displacement – The Second Phase of the Task Force on Displacement

Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) Task Force on Displacement (TFD) Moving Forward Together: Averting, Minimizing and…

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