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The Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage pdf-icon invited (92 kB) relevant organizations and experts to provide knowledge, data and scientific information on both internal and cross-border migration, displacement and other forms of human mobility owing to factors related to climate change impacts, including in combination with other factors.



Submissions received
 

Organization/expert
Date received
 Information submitted by the Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD):
  • pdf-icon >>> (730 kB)    Climate-Induced Displacement and Migration: Policy Gaps and Policy Alternative, November 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (1617 kB)    Displacement and migration from the climate hot-spots: causes and consequences, December 2011
3 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by Mr. Michael van der Valk:

 

  • >>>   Climate change, water stress, conflict and migration, 2012
5 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by Mr. Eric Mwangi Njoroge, University of Dar es Salaam:

 

  • pdf-icon >>> (112 kB)    Africa’s humanitarian action in migration policy: adjusting to environment and climate change, Summary and proposed policy actions for the first 1,000 days of the SDGs, April 2016
7 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by the International Centre of Comparative Environmental Law:

 

  • pdf-icon >>> (162 kB)    Draft Convention on the International Status of Environmentally-Displaced Persons, by Michel Prieur
  • pdf-icon >>> (78 kB)    Universal Declaration on Environmentally-Displaced Persons, prepared by the International Centre of Comparative Environmental Law
  • pdf-icon >>> (158 kB)    Recommendation sent to the Conference of Rio+20, Symposium of Limoges, October 2011
15 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by Dr. David Cantor, Refugee Law Initiative:
  • pdf-icon >>> (422 kB)    Migrants and natural disasters: National law, policy and practice in the Americas, February 2016
  • pdf-icon >>> (864 kB)    Regional Discussion Paper: Focus on the Latin American Experience, February 2016
  • pdf-icon >>> (232 kB)    Disasters and displacement in a changing climate, May 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (957 kB)    Law, policy and practice concerning the humanitarian protection of aliens on a temporary basis in the context of disasters, February 2015
19 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP):
  • pdf-icon >>> (376 kB)   Loss and Damage Gap Analysis from Climate Change, Kiribati Country Report, June 2015 
  • pdf-icon >>> (392 kB)   Loss and Damage Gap Analysis from Climate Change: Samoa Country Report, June 2015 
  • pdf-icon >>> (463 kB)   Loss and Damage Gap Analysis from Climate Change: Vanuatu Country Report, June 2015  
  • pdf-icon >>> (361 kB)   Consolidated Reply by the Climate Change & Development Community of the Pacific Solution Exchange on the query “Promoting Economic Migration as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. Experiences; Advice”, June 2014 
  • pdf-icon >>> (441 kB)   Consolidated Reply by the Climate Change & Development Community of the Pacific Solution Exchange on the query “Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts–Advice; Experience”, August 2013 
  • pdf-icon >>> (103 kB)   Case Study on Loss and Damage in Kosrae (Micronesia), Simpson Abraham
19 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by Mr. John Bamgbose, Ajayi Crowther University, Nigeria:
  •  pdf-icon >>> (322 kB) Stemming the tide of climate change-induced migration on developing economies: a case study of Nigeria in the post 2015 era (abstract)
22 Apr 2016
 Information submitted by Displacement Solutions:
  • pdf-icon >>> (959 kB) The rights of climate displaced persons: a quick guide, April 2015 
  • pdf-icon >>> (6250 kB) Climate change and displacement in the autonomous region of Gunayala, Panama, July 2014
  • pdf-icon >>> (4708 kB) Climate displacement in Bangladesh: stakeholders, laws and policies - mapping the existing institutional framework, July 2014
  • pdf-icon >>> (1591 kB) The peninsula principles on climate displacement within states, August 2013
  • pdf-icon >>> (6442 kB) Finding land solutions to climate displacement: a challenge like few others, October 2013
  • pdf-icon >>> (1955 kB) Climate displacement in Bangladesh, May 2012
8 May 2016
 Information submitted by Mr. Bruce Burson and Prof. Richard Bedford:
  • pdf-icon >>> (645 kB) Opportunities and challenges in facilitating voluntary adaptive migration in the Pacific in the context of climate change
9 May 2016
 Information submitted by Tulele Peisa Inc:
  • pdf-icon >>> (451 kB) Submission and map pdf-icon >> (99 kB)
13 May 2016
 Information submitted by Prof. Jane McAdam:
  • pdf-icon >>> (414 kB) “Under Two Jurisdictions”: Immigration, Citizenship, and Self-Governance in Cross-Border Community Relocations, May 2016
  • pdf-icon >>> (915 kB) International Law and Sea-Level Rise: Forced Migration and Human Rights, January 2016
  • pdf-icon >>> (929 kB) Human rights, climate change and cross-border displacement: the role of the international human rights community in contributing to effective and just solutions, August 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (294 kB) Lessons from planned relocation and resettlement in the past, May 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (211 kB) Planned Relocations in the Context of Climate Change: Unpacking the Legal and Conceptual Issues, 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (160 kB) Creating New Norms on Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Displacement: International Developments 2010–2013, 2014
  • pdf-icon >>> (203 kB) Caught between homelands, March 2013
  • pdf-icon >>> (760 kB) Climate Change Displacement and International Law: Complementary Protection Standards, May 2011
  • pdf-icon >>> (262 kB) Swimming against the Tide: Why a Climate Change Displacement Treaty is Not the Answer, March 2011
  • pdf-icon >>> (221 kB) Displacement with Dignity: International Law and Policy Responses to Climate Change Migration and Security in Bangladesh, 2010
  • pdf-icon >>> (97 kB) Publications on Climate Change, Disasters and Mobility
13 May 2016
 Information submitted by Ms. Robin Bronen:
  • pdf-icon >>> (368 kB) Climate-induced community relocations: using integrated social-ecological assessments to foster adaptation and resilience, 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (346 kB) Choice and necessity: relocations in the Arctic and South Pacific, February 2014
  • pdf-icon >>> (1673 kB) Adaptive governance and institutional strategies for climate-induced community relocations in Alaska, June 2013
  • pdf-icon >>> (637 kB) Climate-induced displacement of Alaska native communities, January 2013
  • pdf-icon >>> (2209 kB) Climate-induced community relocations: creating an adaptive governance framework in human rights doctrine
15 May 2016
 Information submitted by United States National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS):
  • pdf-icon >>> (61 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice:
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR):
  • pdf-icon >>> (282 kB) Guidance on protecting people from disasters and environmental change through planned relocation, October 2015
  • pdf-icon >>> (5140 kB) UNHCR, the environment and climate change, October 2015
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility:
  • pdf-icon >>> (304 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School:
  • pdf-icon >>> (232 kB) Submission
  • pdf-icon >>> (488 kB) Designing a climate change displacement coordination facility: key issues for COP21, September 2015
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by the International Bar Association, sub-working group on human mobility:
  • pdf-icon >>> (439 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Prof. Thomas McGovern:
  • pdf-icon >>> (1301 kB) Initial report of the climate change strategies and archeological resources committee, January 2016
  • pdf-icon >>> (561 kB) Global environmental change threats to heritage and long term observing networks of the past 
  • pdf-icon >>> (398 kB) IHOPE and SAA initiatives on climate change threats
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Ms. Marcy Rockman:
  • pdf-icon >>> (29 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Prof. Susan Martin:
  • pdf-icon >>> (186 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Ms. Victoria Herrmann:
  • pdf-icon >>> (403 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM):
  • pdf-icon >>> (1670 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Turkey:
  • pdf-icon >>> (241 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
 Information submitted by Mr. John R. Campbell:
  • pdf-icon >>> (448 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
Information submitted by Ms. Patty Ferguson-Bohnee:
  • pdf-icon >>> (530 kB) Submission
16 May 2016
Information submitted by Dr. Kristina Peterson:
  • pdf-icon >>> (160 kB) Submission
  • pdf-icon >>> (421 kB) Resettlement principles
  • pdf-icon >>> (503 kB) Matrix
16 May 2016
Information submitted by the Platform on Disaster Displacement:
  • >>> Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, Nansen Initiative (pdf-icon Volume I (5937 kB) and pdf-icon Volume II (2397 kB) )
16 May 2016
Information submitted by Ms. Hee-Eun Kim:
  • pdf-icon >>> (368 kB) Changing climate, changing culture: Adding the climate change dimension to the protection of intangible cultural heritage
16 May 2016