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!
Bangladesh HLP Initiative - Updates and Developments
Climate Displacement in Bangladesh Report: Now Available in Bangla!
Your Chance to Help Climate Displaced Families in Bangladesh Find a New Home
VIDEO: The Peninsula Principles - Why They're Needed and How They'll Help
Displacement Solutions and our partners Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) have been working since 2011 to find innovative rights-based solutions to climate displacement in Bangladesh. We are hoping that the second half of 2014 will bring the best results thus far! Some of the recent highlights of the Bangladesh HLP Initiative include: Land Solutions to Climate Displacement in Bangladesh The Bangladesh HLP Initiative is now focusing on the role of land in providing domestic solutions to climate displacement in Bangladesh. In 2014, DS and YPSA will provide ground-breaking support to vulnerable climate displaced families to access to new homes and new lands to homes and lands lost to climate hazards in Bangladesh. New Action Research on Climate Displacement in Bangladesh DS has recently finalised and will soon publish four innovative reports designed to playa key role in supporting the provision of rights-based solutions to climate displacement in Bangladesh, including: 1. Climate Displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies - Mapping the Existing Institutional Framework (182p) 2. Land Availability for Climate Displaced Communities in Bangladesh 3. Land Acquisition for Climate Displaced Communities in Bangladesh 4. The Viability of a Chittagong Hill Tracts as a Destination for Climate…...
The report, Climate Displacement in Bangladesh: The Need for Urgent Housing, Land and Property Rights Solutions, is now available in Bangla.
Displacement Solutions believes in solving climate displacement wherever possible. We believe in Doing Something! Our One House, One Family at a time project in Bangladesh does precisely this. We have built four houses thus far and are now raising funds for the second round of four additional houses and we hope you will join us in this quest. Each house costs USD 8400- to build, including the land plot, the two-bedroom dwelling, access to water and other amenities. We are now raising USD 34,000- to construct the next four houses and hope you can help. 100% of all funds raised go towards the project which is locally managed by our partners Young Power in Social Action (YPSA). We have produced a new backgrounder on the project which you can view here: Bangladesh One House One Family 2017 flyer. Have a look at our new short film on the project which you will find below on our homepage, together with our other films. Remember: This is YOUR chance to DIRECTLY assist families displaced because of climate change; YOUR chance to SOLVE climate displacement; and YOUR chance to resist climate deniers the world over. Please write to us today at email@example.com if you…...
Displacement Solutions, with the assistance of Youthworx Productions, bring to the world a video presentation on why the Peninsula Principles are needed and how they're creation will assist millions of people, their communities and their countries economies. It includes insights from a number of pre-eminent global experts in law, climate displacement, human rights and environmental law feature prominently, as well as an outline of the creation process by Displacement Solutions Director, Scott Leckie. The Peninsula Principles on Climate Displacement within States Video Credits (in order of appearance): Scott Leckie, Displacement Solutions Dr Robin Bronen, Executive Director, Alaska Institute for Justice, USA Rick Towle, Pacific Region Representative, UNHCR David Hodgkinson, Displacement Solutions Md. Arifur Rahman, CEO, Young Power in Social Action, Bangladesh Ezekiel Simperingham, Displacement Solutions Dr Tamar Afifi, United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, Germany Bonnie Docherty, Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, USA Ingrid Boas, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University, Netherlands...