Climate Migration Muddied by Legal Confusion in Pacific Islands
|11/10/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Pacific islanders may be among the first people in the world forced to migrate as a clear result of climate change, but thorny legal obstacles stand in the way of that happening successfully, researchers warned Thursday.
Addressing those now, and putting in place a regional plan to deal with migration before it picks up speed, will be key to avoiding a future emergency, they said.
“I believe in preparedness rather than humanitarian crisis,” said Cosmin Corendea, a senior legal expert at the United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and lead author of a study released on the sidelines read more >>>