Internal Displacement in the Context of the Slow-Onset Adverse Effects of Climate Change - Submission by the International Organization for Migration to the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons

Author: 
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Publisher: 
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Status: 
Free
Language of Publication: 
English
Year of Publication: 
2020

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The present document is submitted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) pursuant to the call for inputs by the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons on “Internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change”. Through this submission, IOM intends to support the development of the upcoming report on the issue of internal displacement linked to slow-onset natural hazards in the context of the adverse effects of climate change, to be presented to the United Nations General Assembly in October 2020.

This submission is based on the work of IOM in its support to States in protecting the human rights of displaced persons, migrants and other populations affected by slow-onset events and processes, presenting the Organization’s experiences, perspectives and activities.