(COP 25) Climate loss and damage and environmental displacement

Thursday, December 12, 2019 (11:30 am – 1h00 pm – Room 3)

This session will focus on strengthening the human rights of displaced persons through existing tools and on the urgent need to initiate negotiations to adopt an international convention recognizing a legal status for climate refugees.

Guest of Honour: Habibun Naha (Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bangladesh)

Chair: Dr. Ainun Nishat (Professor Emeritus, Climate Change and Environment Research Center, BRAC University)

Speakers :

  • Shamim Arfeen (AOSED, Bangladesh)
  • Abdul Awal (NRDS, Bangladesh)
  • Agnès MICHELOT (SFDE, France)
  • Émilie Gaillard : (Normandy Chair for Peace, France)
  • Augustina Rodriguez Saa (Universidad Nacional de los Comechingones)

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