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 […]

COP16, New Documents Roundup and News

In case you missed it, the International Organization for Migration has recently released its annual World Migration Report 2010. The theme of the report is “The Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change.” Part A covers capacity-building while Part B looks at trends in international migration. IOM has also released an associated background paper on […]

Climate Change, Migration and Displacement Events at COP16

The United Nations Climate Change Conference starts tomorrow in Cancun and runs for two weeks. I am travelling right now where internet is limited so I will try my best keep the blog updated. I will be in Cancun during the second week to attend and cover a few of the related meetings. Below are […]

Latest Round of the Climate Talks Update June 2010

Here is a quick update for those of you that are following the UNFCCC Climate Change Talks. The twelfth session of the AWG-KP and tenth session of the AWG-LCA took place from June 1-11 in Bonn. The meeting brought together representatives from 182 countries was attended by over 4,500 participants, including government delegates, representatives from […]