Addressing Migration and Climate Change in the Global Compact for Migration

In the margins of the High-level Panel organized on 30 November 2017 at the 108th Session of the Council of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) entitled ‘Opportunities to Address Migration and Climate Change in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration’, panelists gave their inputs. The Panel aimed to show that the international community can no longer design migration policy without taking into account the environmental state of our planet and its impacts on all policy areas.

 With the participation of:

Amb. William Lacy Swing, Director General of IOM
Amb. Laura Thompson, Deputy Director General of IOM
Mr. Nicolas Hulot, Minister of State, Minister for Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France
Amb. Nazhat Shameem Khan, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations in Geneva and Chief Negotiator for the COP23 Presidency
Prof. Walter Kaelin, Envoy of the Chair of the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD)
Ms. Keiko Kiyama, Co-President of the Japan Emergency NGO and Executive Director of Japan Platform