Changement climatique et migration de masse : une menace grandissante pour la sécurité mondiale

Les dirigeants mondiaux qui se sont réunis le mois dernier dans la capitale bangladaise pour mener des discussions sur une nouvelle politique migratoire internationale n’ont fait qu’effleurer le phénomène qui, selon les experts, sera bientôt un moteur important des mouvements migratoires : le changement climatique. « Le système international est en plein déni », a dit A.N.M. Muniruzzaman, … Lire la suite Changement climatique et migration de masse : une menace grandissante pour la sécurité mondiale

Seas Rising Faster Than Refugee Law Can Adapt

As warming tateeas climb their shores, Marshall Islanders face becoming climate refugees before the international community can decide what rights, if any, that status confers. SANDBAGS SURROUND THE Majuro airstrip while hurriedly-built bridges span flooded sections of road, and many Marshall Islanders have built seawalls to protect their homes on this remote nation in the Pacific Ocean. … Lire la suite Seas Rising Faster Than Refugee Law Can Adapt

The legal limbo of climate refugees

More and more people are displaced for environmental reasons, yet we are still to act to mitigate climate change or help those forced to move, writes Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik. On the evening of 24 November 2012, as hundreds of workers sat behind sewing machines fulfilling orders from transnational companies, a fire broke out inside Dhaka’s … Lire la suite The legal limbo of climate refugees

The small African region with more refugees than all of Europe

Hunger follows displaced people around north-east Nigeria, as Boko Haram and climate change drive millions from their homes As Ali Kawu eases his handcart to a halt on a recent morning in north-east Nigeria, it is the first time he has dared to stop walking in more than 24 hours. A day earlier, at 8am, Boko Haram militants … Lire la suite The small African region with more refugees than all of Europe

International Conference: Migration & Environmental Change

Event Date:  Thursday, December 8, 2016 to Friday, December 9, 2016 Location: Berlin, Germany Under the auspices of the project “New Regional Formations: Rapid Environmental Change and Migration in Coastal Regions”, this CFP invites contributions from the broader field of social and political sciences as well as migration studies focusing on the interplay of environmental change with … Lire la suite International Conference: Migration & Environmental Change

IHL Talks – Refugees and Migrants: Legal and Human Challenges

Wednesday 5 October 2016 I 13:00 – 14:00 Auditorium Ivan Pictet B  I Maison de la Paix (chemin Eugène-Rigot 2) The refugee and migration crisis and its appalling human consequences have been qualified by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights as a ‘failure’ and a ‘moral collapse’. For this first IHL Talk, co-organized … Lire la suite IHL Talks – Refugees and Migrants: Legal and Human Challenges

Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration and the Environment – 21 and 22 March 2016

The Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration, and the Environment is a special interest meeting of London Symposia, an organization devoted to scholarly research, writing and discourse. This interdisciplinary conference is an opportunity for scientists and policy makers to present papers and engage in discourse relevant to sustainability, human welfare and progress. Source : Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration and … Lire la suite Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration and the Environment – 21 and 22 March 2016

Le M2 droits africains accueille une Conférence de Thinking Africa le 30 mars 2016 sur « Climat, Globalisation & Migrations: Les enjeux de la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique »

Le M2 droits africains de l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne reçoit au Centre Malher, Paris, l’institut de recherche et d’enseignement sur la paix en Afrique, Thinking Africa, le mercredi 30 mars 2016 à 17h00, pour une conférence-débat sur CLIMAT, GLOBALISATION & MIGRATIONS : LES ENJEUX DE LA GOUVERNANCE DES RESSOURCES NATURELLES EN AFRIQUE INTERVENANTS : SYMPHORIEN ONGOLO, Politiste … Lire la suite Le M2 droits africains accueille une Conférence de Thinking Africa le 30 mars 2016 sur « Climat, Globalisation & Migrations: Les enjeux de la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique »