Civil society summit calls for international action on climate migration


Civil society leaders from more than 100 countries called for action on climate-induced displacement at a summit in Suva, Fiji, this week.

Their declaration urges the international community to uphold the human rights of people compelled to move as a result of global warming impacts.

Climate change should be recognised as a driver of migration in the global compact due to be negotiated by countries in 2018, say the campaign groups, which include Oxfam Pacific, and Act Alliance.

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Source: Climate Change News