Climate change and social vulnerability: improving global protection of forced migrants and displaced persons

Leighton, Michelle (2011). Climate change and social vulnerability: improving global protection of forced migrants and displaced persons. UNU-EHS InterSecTions. UNU- EHS.

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    Author Leighton, Michelle
    Title Climate change and social vulnerability: improving global protection of forced migrants and displaced persons
    Series Title UNU-EHS InterSecTions
    Volume/Issue No. 9
    Publication Date 2011
    Place of Publication Bonn
    Publisher UNU- EHS
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This Work discusses the various ambiguities and gaps in the present international law to protect the rights of environmental migrants. Prof. Leighton furthermore elaborates how these gaps need to be addressed. Finally, recommendations on new policy approaches to improve the protection of environmental induced migrants are offered.

    UNU Topics of Focus Climate change
    Keyword Climate change
    Social vulnerability
    Environmentally induced migration
    International law
    Copyright Holder UNU-EHS
    Copyright Year 2011
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 1814-6430
    ISBN 9783939923541
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