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When natural disasters strike populated areas, the toll in human lives, infrastructure and economic activities can be devastating and long-lasting. The psychological effects can be just as debilitating, instilling fear and discouragement in the affected populations. But, adversity also brings forth… Read More
Este informe se centra en los posibles futuros escenarios de cambio climático y desastres naturales así como de migración y desarrollo, en un empeño por concienciar sobre la situación y encontrar respuestas a los desafíos que ello plantea.
Le présent rapport met essentiellement l’accent sur les scénarios futurs possibles de changements climatiques, de catastrophes naturelles, de migrations et de développement, dans l’espoir de susciter une prise de conscience accrue et de trouver des réponses aux problèmes qui se profilent à l’… Read More
This report focuses on the possible future scenarios for climate change, natural disasters and migration and development, looking to increase awareness and find answers to the challenges that lie ahead.
Despite the growing awareness of the nexus between climate change and migration, the subject has not yet been explored empirically in a way that generates conclusive results. Climate change might increase migration as people need to search for a living elsewhere, but migration might as well… Read More
This pilot research stems for the ASEM Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (2001), that has stressed the need to encourage research on the demand for the most common forms of exploitation of trafficked women and children. The multi-country study assessed… Read More
MRS No. 11 - Journeys of Jeopardy: A Review of Research on Trafficking in Women and Children in Europe
In this report, Professor Elizabeth Kelly assesses the current state of knowledge on the trafficking of women and children in Europe. She concludes that despite the growing interest and concern, information on the scale of trafficking, the methods used, and the most effective means to counter it,… Read More
The June 2000 Dover tragedy, in which 58 Chinese nationals died while being smuggled into the United Kingdom, alerted the general public, as well as policy makers, to issues relating to Chinese migration into Europe. However, the fact that over one million Chinese nationals already live in Europe,… Read More
This report reviews the available scholarly reporting on climate change, migration and security and describes the legal and policy challenges facing the international community. While there is indeed considerable evidence that climate does influence migration, future estimates are hampered by a… Read More