Task Force on Displacement Stakeholder Meeting “Recommendations for integrated approaches to avert, minimize and address displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change”

The Executive Committee (Excom) of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (WIM) established the Task Force on Displacement in March 2017 to develop recommendations for integrated approaches to avert, minimize and address displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change, in accordance with their mandate outlined in COP Decision 49, adopted at the twenty-first Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Paris in 2015.

On behalf of the Task Force on Displacement, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) organized a Stakeholder Meeting on “Recommendations for integrated approaches to avert, minimize and address displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change”. The meeting brought together the Members of the Task Force as well as key stakeholders working on the human mobility and climate change nexus. The aim of the meeting was to take stock of progress under the different areas of the Task Force's workplan and inform the development of the intergrated recommendations that will be presented at COP24 in Katowice, Poland. The meeting wasorganized with the financial support of the Federal Government of Germany.

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External Submissions to the Task Force on Displacement Stakeholder Meeting

Targeted Submissions:

ActionAid International, CARE International and Refugees International - joint submission

Changemaker Norway submission

Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice (MRFCJ) submission

Overseas Development Institute (ODI) submission

Oxfam submission

RESAMA submission

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification submission

World Trade Institute submission

Relevant Documentation:

Alaska Institute for Justice
 
Centre international de droit comparé de l’environnement (CIDCE)/International Centre of Comparative Environmental Law
 
Deltares
 
International Labour Organization (ILO)
 
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
 
Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Stockholm Environmental Institute
 
Refugees International
 
Tamara Wood, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at the Faculty of Law, UNSW
 
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
 
Wetlands International