The event was held on October 1, 2021 at the Acquario Civico in Milan, and it was organized in the framework of PreCop26 by the International Organization for Migration.
On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, António Vitorino, IOM Director General, calls to galvanize international cooperation to minimize the impacts of disasters and climate change on human mobility.
Across the African continent, the adverse effects of climate change have intensified the frequency and severity of sudden and slow-onset hazards, such as droughts, desertification, water scarcity, rising sea levels, coastal erosion and flooding.
High Level Virtual Launch: The Africa Climate Mobility Initiative - Shaping the Future of Mobility in Africa
The Africa Climate Mobility Initiative (ACMI) was oficially launched by the African Union Commission, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFC
This virtual event took place on 25 May 2021 and celebrated the launch of a new multi-partner project entitled: Addressing Drivers and Facilitating Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Contexts of Disasters and Climate Change in the IGAD Region.
ECOSOC Side Event 2021: Human Mobility in the Face of the Climate Crisis - How prevention, protection and solutions can best respond to future trends
Panellists offered perspective and analysis on the impact of climate change, including in its interplay with conflict, on present and future population displacement and migration trends.
The Atlas of Environmental Migration is the first illustrated publication mapping this complex phenomenon. It clarifies terminology and concepts, draws a typology of migration related to environment and climate change, describes the multiple factors at play, explains the challenges, and highlights the opportunities related to this phenomenon.
António Vitorino, IOM Director General, sends his message on World Environment Day 2021.
"We are only as healthy as our ecosystems."
First Session of the IDM 2021 - Panel 5: Promoting regional, national and local action on migration and climate change (FLOOR), 27 May 2021
This panel discussion identifies challenges and gaps linked to migration, environment, and climate change, including the specific challenges faced by countries most vulnerable to climate change (small island developing states, landlocked developing countries, and least developed countries) with a focus on regional, national and local action.