The environment has always been a driver of migration, as people flee to survive natural disasters or, faced with harsh and deteriorating environmental conditions, move to seek opportunities elsewhere. Climate change is expected to exacerbate sudden- and slow-onset disasters and gradual environmental degradation. |
Forced Migration Review Issue 59, October 2018: Twenty Years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement
This document is part of a series of Policy Briefs developed to support SDG 7 Review at the UN High-Level Political Forum to be held in July 2018. The objective is to inform intergovernmental discussions by providing substantive inputs on SDG7 and its interlinkages with other SDGs prepared through inclusive multi-stakeholder consultation processes.
This Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Situations of Displacement (GPA) was introduced at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2018. This is a non-binding document based on extensive exchanges among various stakeholders from humanitarian and development organizations, the private sector, governments, academia, not-forprofit organizations and others, starting with the Berlin ‘Energy for Displaced People’ conference on 15–16 January 2018.
This training manual provides advice to those who work with environmental migrants in Viet Nam, from operational service providers to local governmental authorities. It provides a comprehensive overview of topics including legal frameworks surrounding environmental migration in Viet Nam, the stages of planned relocation, and effective monitoring strategies.
Himani Upadhyay, Ilan Kelman, Lingaraj G J, Arabinda Mishra, Cheney Shreve, Robert Stojanov, (2015) "Conceptualizing and contextualizing research and policy for links between climate change and migration", International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, Vol. 7 Issue: 3, pp.394-417, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCCSM-05-2014-0058
Robert Stojanov (Department of Social Geography & Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic)
Ilan Kelman (University College London, London, UK; Norwegian Institute for International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo, Norway and Risk Reduction Education for Disasters (Risk RED), California, California, USA)