South America Training for Policy Makers and Experts on Migration, Environment, Climate Change

Oct 28, 2014 to Oct 30, 2014
Event

The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted a three-day training workshop on migration-environment nexus. The training was delivered by IOM in partnership with UNCCD; UNISDR; UNESCO; PAHO; The University of Neuchâtel; The South American Network for Environmental Migration (RESAMA); and the Latin American Association of Population (ALAP). 

Climate change and environmental degradation presents us with new challenges in managing migration and population displacement. This short training workshop focused on the complex issue of managing migration in the context of climate and environmental change, a cross-cutting issue linked to many policy areas including migration, adaptation, environment, development, health, and disaster risk reduction. 

 

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The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted a three-day training workshop on migration-environment nexus. The training was delivered by IOM in partnership with UNCCD; UNISDR; UNESCO; PAHO; The University of Neuchâtel; The South American Network for Environmental Migration (RESAMA); and the Latin American Association of Population (ALAP). 

Climate change and environmental degradation presents us with new challenges in managing migration and population displacement. This short training workshop focused on the complex issue of managing migration in the context of climate and environmental change, a cross-cutting issue linked to many policy areas including migration, adaptation, environment, development, health, and disaster risk reduction. 

This intensive training workshop provided an up to date and comprehensive understanding of migration in the context of climate change, delivered by high level experts. The training course brought together participants with different backgrounds and national perspectives, providing an opportunity to share country experiences and practices, and to strengthen regional policy dialogue. This regional training represents the third undertaken by IOM, and the first time that migration, climate and health have been integrated in a training module. 

Training Modules

  1. Concepts, Evidence and Issues by Susana B Adamo (ALAP) and Susanne Melde (IOM)
  2. Legal Focus by Erika Pires Ramos (RESAMA) and Anne Althaus (IOM)
  3. Regional Focus by Elizabeth Warn (IOM)
  4. Climate, land degradation and Migration by Heitor Matallo (UNCCD)
  5. Public Policies in human mobility, environment, climate change and adaptation  by Susanne Melde (IOM)
  6. Human Mobility, resilience, and disaster risk reduction by Julio Garcia (UNISDR) and Lorenzo Guadagno (IOM)
  7. Health, Climate Change and Migration by Marcelo Korc (PAHO) and Carlos Van Der Laat (IOM)

Module Infosheets (Spanish only)

 

Event Type: 
Capacity Building Workshop
Location: 
Chile