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Climate Migration Muddied by Legal Confusion in Pacific Islands





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 >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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