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Migration as climate change adaptation?

Millions of people are already using migration as a way of improving their livelihoods. Increasingly people are using migration as a way of responding to the impacts of climate change. Can and should this existing trends be harnessed as a form of climate change adaptation? 

The event look at the following questions:

  • what might this migration look like?
  • where might it happen?
  • what are the legal and ethical implications?
  • what should civil society, governments and international agencies do?

This is a small discussion event. Participants should expect to share their experience and opinions.

Who should attend:

  • people working for development and humanitarian organisations
  • people working in climate change and environmental organisations
  • people working in civil society, charities, relevant government department and international agencies
  • academics and students working on in related fields

When:Monday 14th October
Where: Human Rights Action Centre, Amnesty International, London
Format: Round table discussion / workshop
Book: By email

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Location: 
Amnesty International
17-25 New Inn Yard
EC2A 3EA London
United Kingdom
Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2013
Time: 
2pm - 4pm

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