With the world’s attention focused on upcoming climate talks in Paris, the influential Peninsula Principles drafted by DS Director Scott Leckie and others are now available in French. Click here to read them!
Climate Displacement in Bangladesh Report: Now Available in Bangla!
DS Turns 10!
New DS Book - Climate Change and Displacement Reader
OpenGlobalRights covers Myanmar Climate Land Bank report
The report, Climate Displacement in Bangladesh: The Need for Urgent Housing, Land and Property Rights Solutions, is now available in Bangla.
DS Turns 10! 28 December 2016 DS marks its tenth anniversary after its founding in Geneva on the same day in 2006. DS Director and Founder Scott Leckie reflects on the activities and victories of the past ten years, and what to expect from DS in the years to come. Dear Friends, It's hard to believe that DS has now been active for ten busy and eventful years involving an extraordinary team of dedicated HLP experts from around the world. From developing the Peninsula Principles, spearheading efforts to obtain land for climate displaced people, IDP return designs in Timor Leste, Somalia, Colombia, Bhutan and many more, carrying on-site investigations in Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Panama, Kiribati, Bangladesh and many other climate change hotspots, to HLP rights analysis and restitution design work in Myanmar, the publication of several books, inaugurating the world’s first law school courses on climate displacement, and scores of DS reports, producing films, building homes for climate displaced families in Chittagong, and so much more, this dramatic decade has been an exhilarating one. On this tenth anniversary of DS, I would like to thank all of our supporters for making this journey so productive and even sometimes victorious. Special…...
In January 2012, DS will release a new Reader containing articles, excerpts and other citations from some of the best writing to date on climate change and displacement....
OpenGlobalRights has published a recent article on the DS Myanmar Climate Land Bank report of May 2018. You can access the article here: https://www.openglobalrights.org/climate-land-banks-addressing-displacement-in-myanmar-and-beyond/...