Climate change and environmental degradation are predicted to displace millions of people in the coming years, either directly or indirectly. This will lead to situations wherein the human rights of such populations could be threatened.
In 2013, IOM conducted a survey on environmental migration among its missions worldwide, as part of IOM’s institutional knowledge management efforts and ongoing policy and research work in the area of migration, environment and climate change. The survey reveals the increasing importance and... Read more
Migration, climate change and the environment present a complex set of cross-cutting issues that are of growing importance for all of IOM’s activities. Since 2000, more than 750 projects have been funded and implemented worldwide in the context of IOM’s response to environmental migration. These... Read more
Les activités de formation de l’OIM sur la migration, l’environnement et le changement climatique sont axées sur la question complexe de la gestion des migrations dans le contexte des changements climatiques et environnementaux.
IOM has launched a series of capacity-building trainings targeting mid to senior level policymakers and practitioners active in environmental and/or migration areas. The trainings seek to provide participants with a basic understanding of migration, environment and climate change concepts and... Read more
Los factores medioambientales siempre han sido determinantes para la migración, en la medida en que las personas huyen para sobrevivir a desastres naturales o, cuando al enfrentarse a duras condiciones medioambientales en deterioro, se desplazan a otros lugares en busca de nuevas oportunidades. Se... Read more
Les facteurs environnementaux sont depuis toujours un facteur de la migration. En effet, face à des catastrophes naturelles ou à un milieu rude ou qui se dégrade, les populations fuient en quête de nouvelles ossibilités ailleurs. On s’attend à ce que l’évolution du climat aggrave les catastrophes... Read more
The environment has always been a driver of migration, as people flee to survive natural disasters or, faced with harsh and deteriorating environmental conditions, move to seek opportunities elsewhere. Climate change is expected to exacerbate sudden- and slow-onset disasters and gradual... Read more
The new issue of Migration Policy Practice covers a range of policy areas, including on child migration, regional policy initiatives in the field of environmental migration, mixed migration flows into Libya, the challenge of counting and documenting lives lost during attempts by migrants to cross... Read more
The State of Environmental Migration series gathers the expertise of researchers, students and professionals to provide an annual assessment of the changing nature and dynamics of environment- and climate-related migration throughout the world.
This book offers innovative insights on South–South human mobility. It features a collection of papers that highlight often overlooked mobility patterns among and within regions in the global South as well as address critical realities faced by South-South migrants.