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Climate Refugees, The Climate Crisis and Population Displacement – Building a Trade Union and Civil Society Response
Saturday 11th February, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
This conference from the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group aims to dispel refugee myths, work on a new Protocol for the international protection of those affected by climate change, raise demands for stronger action, and agree a climate refugees campaign statement.
Expert Contributions from:
Prof Joanna Haigh (Grantham Institute at Imperial College), Asad Rehman (FoE), Clara Paillard (PCS), Amjad Abdulla (Alliance of Small Island States tbc), Dave Green (FBU), Sharan Burrow (ITUC, tbc), Wilf Sullivan (TUC), Zak Cochrane (Stand Up To Racism), NUT, PSI, Zita Holbourne (PCS), Jonathan Neale (Global Climate Jobs), Suzanne Jeffery (Campaign Against Climate Change), and more.
Four Workshops on:
- Unions and campaigns for climate jobs.
- Raising awareness of climate change impacts at national and global level.
- Unions and campaign groups challenging xenophobia and hostility to refugees and migrants.
- Joint work to draft a new Protocol for the international protection of those affected by climate change.