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Understanding and Tackling the Migration Challenge: The Role of Research - session on climate change and migration

5 February 2016, Brussels - WEB LIVE STREAMING

The Directorate General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission is holding a two-day conference to explore and demonstrate how European research can support policy makers in designing effective and sustainable migration policies.

On Friday 5 February, the conference features a session on the link between climate change and current and future migratory processes (starting from 2.30 pm)

You can access the session via web streaming on the following link:


Keynote: Overview of the scientific evidence and current state of play, Prof Andrew Geddes, University of Sheffield

Themed interventions followed by a panel discussion:

  • Evidence, emerging risks, and trends: improving the quality and relevance of knowledge-base in support for action by Dr François Gemenne, Senior Research Associate, University of Liege
  • Climate change and migration: the case of Syria by Dr Ingrid Boas, Assistant Professor, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University
  • International perspective and the role of research in supporting policy making and capacity building by Dina Ionesco, Head of the Migration, Environment and Climate Change Division, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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