Designing a Climate Change Displacement Coordination Facility: Key Issues for COP 21

Author: 
Jessica Wentz and Michael Burger
Type of Publication: 
Status: 
Free
Language of Publication: 
English
Year of Publication: 
2015

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There have been several proposals to include a “climate change displacement coordination facility” in the upcoming UNFCCC agreement, but there has been very little public discussion about what this facility would entail and how it would operate. This briefing note highlights some of the functions that the displacement coordination facility could fulfill, as well as some key questions for negotiators in the lead-up to COP 21 and subsequent talks.

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