Rights of Migrants

The original article below is written by guest blogger for Towards Recognition Joana Armie The human history says we were nomadic in the-moving place to place-the Bible has all reference of the way the people were moving in the wilderness in search of food and water. Right for identity-passport contact number. The passport-having a passport […]

New Contribution: Elizabeth Ferris on Climate Change and Internal Displacement

Elizabeth Ferris, a senior fellow and co-director of Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement at the Brookings Institution, recently presented her take on climate change and international displacement at a UNHCR roundtable. She discusses her contribution below: “While there is growing interest in the issue of climate change and displacement, there doesn’t seem to be consensus […]

Article: Climate Migration: Why It Is A Human Security Issue

(Eurasia Review) March 1, 2011 – The proposition that climate change will or could generate international security concerns has become prominent in public discourse over the last few years. Governments, international organisations and NGOs have increasingly directed their attention to climate change as a likely source of conflict. Climate change is most likely to be […]

Article: Climate Migrants and the IOM at Cancun Conference on Climate Change

(McGill editorial by Benoît Mayer) January 21, 2011 – The 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (Cancun, 29 November – 10 December) has reflected a growing concern of the international community for migrations induced by climate change, which is going to affect hundreds of millions […]

Paper: The Ethical Implications of Sea-Level Rise Due to Climate Change

Sujatha Byravan and Sudhir Chella Rajan of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras wrote a paper on the ethical implications of climate-induced sea-level rise in Ethics and International Affairs this month. As author Sudhit Chella Rajan explains, “one of the main consequences of climate change will be rising seas, which will cause tens to hundreds of […]

Paper: Linking climate change, environmental degradation, and migration: a methodological overview

Etienne Piguet, a professor at Universite de Neuchatel in Switzerland, published a paper in the Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, Volume 1, Issue 4. propecia online pharmacy In it, he claims that although many agree that climate change will induce migration, few, if any at all, can prove to what degree. He lays out a […]