The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust, the Norwegian Refugee Council and LOCOMOTION (Horizon 2020) invite you to an official COP27 side event on
Advancing rights-based protection of climate migrants – what role for local and international actors?
When: Friday, Nov 11, 2022 – 11.30-13.00 (GMT+2)
Where: Sharm El-Sheikh International Convention Center (SHICC), Blue Zone, Room Akhenaton (room capacity of 150)
The event will address why informed and innovative solutions are required to ensure that all climate migrants, regardless of status, are fully protected. The discussion will also cover how to reduce the risk of climate-induced human mobility while protecting migrants’ rights. Lastly, it will explore what role local and international stakeholders can play and how migrants can be included in decision-making.
11:30 Welcome/Framing by Moderator
Katy Wiese, Senior Policy Officer for Economic Transition and Gender Equality (EEB)
11:35 Climate displacement: the situation and challenges on the ground