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DS Commentary on Article 21 of the Refugee Convention
Scott Leckie and Carlos Arenas of DS quoted in this article about climate displacement in the Guna Yala Islands.
DS Director Scott Leckie interviewed by Shannon Sims for OZY. In the piece, Scott opposes the proposal to stop investing in the protection of island nations, pointing out the negative human rights side-effects of abandoning adaptation efforts designed to prevent climate displacement.
Displacement Solutions and Young Power in Social Action Urge Bangladesh Government to do More to Assist Climate Displaced Communities Displacement Solutions (DS) recently completed its fourth visit to Bangladesh in conjunction with its Bangladesh Climate Displacement and HLP Rights Initiative. Working closely with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), DS met with a range of senior Government officials and representatives including Sree Nani Gopal Mondol, Member of Parliament, Khulna-1, Dr. S M Munjurul Hannan Khan, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest and Mr. Mohammad Abdul Wazed, Director General, Disaster Management Bureau, urging the Government do be more pro-active in its efforts to protect the HLP rights of climate affected communities throughout the country. In addition, DS and YPSA discussed the climate displacement crisis in Bangladesh with senior media figures, academics, UN officials and other stakeholders to discuss the work that DS and YPSA have undertaken on climate displacement to date and to advocate for a rights based approach to developing and implementing solutions for climate displaced persons. In response to these discussions, DS was directly requested by a number of senior Government officials to provide further technical expertise and cooperation in resolving climate displacement across the country. In response, DS…...
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