Published:  12:29 AM, 12 November 2017

Actions to ensure rights of climate displaced people demanded

Global Climate Negotiation in Bonn, CSOs (Civil Society Organiz-ations), Development agencies, Rights Activist have meet a dialogue in CoP 23 side event programs and demand stronger action to ensure rights and dignity for climate induced displaced people and cross border migration.

They also expect that the newly formed "Task Force for Displacement" will play their role to design appropriate framework to address the climate displacement issue.

The seminar has jointly organize by COAST Trust Bangladesh, OXFAM International and NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) and held following the title "Uprooted by Climate change: Responding to the growing risk of displacement" at the meeting room 07 in Bon global climate conference, where CSOs, International & national level development agencies and rights activist form different countries have participated.

The dialogue is moderated by Mr. Atle Solberg of PDD (Platform of Disaster Displacement) and OXFAM international has presented a briefing paper on climate displacement issues. Among others Mrs. Nina Birkeland (Advisor, NRC), Aminul Hoque from EquityBD and Jahangir HossenMasum from CDP, Bangladesh spoke in the dialogue. Presenting the briefing paper on Displacement, Mr. Simon said that during the period of 2008-16 more than 24 million people displaced.

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