Side Event COP 25: Climatic Loss and Damage and Environmentally Displaced Persons

Thursday 12 December (11.30-13.00 – Room 3)

This session will be focusing on reinforcing human rights of displaced persons through the existing tools and on the urgency to initiate negotiation with a view to adopt an international convention recognizing a legal status for climate induced displaced persons.

Chief Guest: Habibun Naha (Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment forest and Climate Change,Bangladesh)

Session Chair: Dr Ainun Nishat (Professor Emeritus, centre for Climate Change and Environment Research, BRAC University)

Speakers

  • Shamim Arfeen (AOSED, Bangladesh)
  • Abdul Awal (NRDS, Bangladesh)
  • Agnès MICHELOT (SFDE, France)
  • Émilie Gaillard : (Normandy Chair for Peace, France)
  • Augustina Rodriguez Saa (Universidad Nacional de los Comechingones)
Sl# Presenter Name Overview of the presentation Time
01. Pamela Metschar South Asia Desk Bread for the World, German  (session moderator) Introduce hers half, Welcome address, requesting honorable chief guest, Presenters, panelist, and   brief discussion on the side event 5 minutes
02. Habibun Nahar, MP Honorable Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bangladesh Honorable chief guest will speak on  government initiatives about the event title Habibun Nahar, MP Honorable Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bangladesh
03. Shamim Arfeen, Executive Director, AOSED (Bangladesh) Short overview of climate change impact on Bangladesh and southwest region BangladeshClimate vulnerability of seagoing traditional fishers and marginalized farmer communityAOSED in reducing climate vulnerability of fisher and farmer community 8 minutes and 4 minutes for question and comments (12 minutes)
04 Md. Shamsuddoha, Chief Executive, CPRD (Bangladesh) Discuss on calamite displaced issue and policies 8 minutes and 4 minutes for question and comments (12 minutes)
05 Agnès Michelot, Senior Lecturer in Public Law Université de La Rochelle (France)   Vulnerability context of French PolynesiaThe challenges of legal protection and adaptation solution for the people of French PolynesiaLegal aspects of displacement in French Polynesia 8 minutes and 4 minutes for question and comments (12 minutes)
06 Agustina Rodriguez Saá Provost, Comechingones National University (Argentina)   Overview and challenges regarding rights and guarantees for climate displaced persons in Argentina 8 minutes and 4 minutes for question and comments (12 minutes)
07 Ms. Emilie Gaillard, Director of the CNRS Normandy Chair for Peace, Sciences-po Rennes (France) Rethinking human rights in a Climate crisis of displaced persons 8 minutes and 4 minutes for question and comments (12 minutes)
08 Pamela Metschar   Session closing remarks 5 minutes  

See the video of the event


Dominique Hureaux

Chargé de communication de la MRSH

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