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Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius
S. Sobhee / International Organization for Migration 2016
The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk. Ho...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco
J. Tangermann; H.A. Bennani / International Organization for Migration 2016
On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressu...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to...
Fleeing climate change: impacts on migration and displacement
CARE International 2016
Global temperatures have now risen approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels. This has already led to significant climatic changes in many places on the planet, thus, challenging food and nutrition security by reducing the pro...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its...
Climate-induced migration and displacement: closing the policy gap
Overseas Development Institute 2016
Some credible recommendations on how to manage climate-induced migration and displacement have emerged in recent years, yet overall, the international policy response is incomplete. In particular, there is no comprehensive internation...
The Importance of addressing housing, land and property (HLP) challenges in humanitarian response
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2016
This paper was published by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to inform the round table talks on ‘the importance of housing, land and proper...
Pushed aside: displaced for "development" in India
Nadine Walicki; Marita Swain / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon. It contributes to the ...
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Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco
J. Tangermann; H.A. Bennani / International Organization for Migration 2016
On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressu...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to...
Fleeing climate change: impacts on migration and displacement
CARE International 2016
Global temperatures have now risen approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels. This has already led to significant climatic changes in many places on the planet, thus, challenging food and nutrition security by reducing the pro...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its...
Climate-induced migration and displacement: closing the policy gap
Overseas Development Institute 2016
Some credible recommendations on how to manage climate-induced migration and displacement have emerged in recent years, yet overall, the international policy response is incomplete. In particular, there is no comprehensive internation...
The Importance of addressing housing, land and property (HLP) challenges in humanitarian response
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2016
This paper was published by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to inform the round table talks on ‘the importance of housing, land and proper...
Pushed aside: displaced for "development" in India
Nadine Walicki; Marita Swain / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
By providing a first-hand account of development projects and business activities that have caused displacement across India, this report documents and analyses the scale, process and impacts of this phenomenon. It contributes to the ...
Tackling the global refugee crisis: from shirking to sharing responsibility
Amnesty International 2016
There are 193 countries in the world. And 21 million refugees. More than half of these refugees - nearly 12 million people - are living in just 10 of these 193 countries. This is inherently unsustainable. Countries hosting such high n...
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Caritas Europa
Caritas Europa brings together 48 organisations that are active in 44 European countries. It is one of the seven regions of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations. Caritas Europa focuses its activities on issues related to poverty and social inequality, migration and asylum within all countries of Europe, humanitari...
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) (CoRMSA)
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), formerly known as the National Consortium for Refugee Affairs, is a registered non profit organisation tasked with promoting and protecting refugee and migrant rights. It is comprised of a number of member organisations including legal practitioners, research units, and refugee and migrant communities.  The Consortium&rsquo...
UN global initiative to fight trafficking
The United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) was conceived to join forces and coordinate the global fight on human trafficking, on the basis of foremost international agreement reached at the UN. UN.GIFT provides a framework for all stakeholders governments, business, academia, civil society and the media - so that they can support each other, work in partnership, a...
Global Union Research Network (GURN)
The GURN is a cooperation project of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) , the Global Union Federations (GUFs), the ILO's International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS) and the ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV). Currently, the ITUC, TUAC and ILO/ACTRAV form the steering committee of the GURN. The aim of...
Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
The Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981 the Institute has provided timely and objective analysis of, and concrete solutions to, a wide range of international economic problems. It is one of the very few economics think tanks that are widely regarded as &qu...
FeMiPol
The European Commission has highlighted the contribution that immigrants could make to the Lisbon Strategy objectives, by acknowledging that the integration of migrants serves to enhance the potential of European societies for competitiveness, sustainable economic growth and greater social cohesion. In the Communication to the Council (2003) the EC lists, alongside young migrants, migrant women as...
Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House), University of Oxford (QEH)
The Department of International Development (QEH) is the University of Oxford's centre for development studies and forms part of the Social Sciences Division of the University. It provides a focus for the University's research and teaching on development studies. Their objective is to conduct high level research which advances understanding of the complex economic, social and political...
Pew Hispanic Center
Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organisation supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Its mission is to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos' growing impact on the U.S. nation.
The Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand (FMSP)
The Forced Migration Studies Programme (FMSP) at the University of the Witwatersrand is a centre for academic research and teaching on migration, aid, and social transformation. Since its foundation in 1998, it has become a key reference point for academics, service provides, and policy makers. Its staff and associates conduct innovative, empirically grounded research and training on migration and...
Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population (SEDAP)
SEDAP is a multi-disciplinary research programme centered at McMaster University. It involves 46 academics from fourteen universities in Canada and 3 abroad - UK, Germany, Denmark. The programme runs from Jan 1, 2005 to Mar 31, 2010.  It is concerned with how population ageing will affect the labour force and the economy, with differences across ethnic groups, with internal and external...
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