COP23 Side Event - Climate related Human mobility: connecting the dots to implement the Paris Agreement

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Time: 13:15 - 14:45

Location: Meeting Room 12 (170 Theatre)

Co-Lead Organizers: IOM and UNHCR

Partners: ILO, OHCHR, UNCCD, UNDP, UNU, UN Women, World Bank, FAO

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This event will take stock of the work of the Task Force on Displacement halfway through its mandate:

  • What are the key achievements and the main challenges?
  • How can the work undertaken at the global policy level feed the development of the Task Force recommendations on climate-related displacement?

 

Opening Remarks

Mr. Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 

Introduction

Ms. Renate Held, Director, Department of Migration Management, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Moderation

Ms. Madeline Garlick, Senior Legal Coordinator and Head of Protection Policy and Legal Advice (PPLA) Section, UNHCR

Panelists

FAO

Selvaraju Ramasamy

ILO

Meredith Byrne

IOM

Dina Ionesco

OHCHR

Ben Schachter

UN Women

Verona Collantes

UNCCD 

Barbara Bendandi

UNDP

Pradeep

UNHCR

Marine Franck

UNU

Robert Oakes

WMO

Elena Manaenkova. Deputy Secretary-General (TBC)

World Bank

 TBC