FRANCE 24 spoke to Antonio Vitorino, the director general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the world's main intergovernmental body dealing with migration.
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.