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Today’s truths: What decision-makers need to know about human mobility and climate change

19 October 2021
9.30am – 10.30am AEDT
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Climate change is already a driver of human displacement, all over the world. What are we doing about it - in international and local contexts? What should we be doing? With politics at play, does US President Biden’s focus on the issue change the state of play globally? In this panel, experts set out the critical questions and the principles that should guide the answers. Join them in the lead up to the global climate change talks in Glasgow to consider how environmental displacement is challenging us individually, nationally and internationally.

In this featured one hour panel event, you'll hear from: 

H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations 

Andrew Harper, Special Advisor on Climate Action to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Frances Namoumou, Pacific Conference of Churches

Nicole Shephardson, US Department of State

Chair: Jane McAdam AO, Director of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

This special session is part of the Kaldor Centre's Virtual Conference 2021. For more information visit:


Image credit: Roger Arnold/UNHCR