Building on the results and recommendations of the exploratory study on the links between Migration and Food Security (“Hunger without Borders”, 2015), WFP and its partners decided to further study linkages between food insecurity and migration, relying on qualitative and quantitative analysis.
(Available only in Spanish) This publication seeks to determine the state of integration of references to mobility in climate frameworks, and identifies a series of opportunities to make concrete progress in this area.
Bonn, Germany – Starting February 11, organizations, cities, industries, universities, governments, and others taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for a UN Global Climate Action Award.
The award, the focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, recognizes the most innovative projects in the field of climate action.
Guatemala City – Today (6/26) IOM, the UN Migration Agency, announces its support of Guatemalan efforts to assist people affected by the eruption of Volcán de Fuego. IOM support is focused on shelter management, the development of information systems for monitoring displaced people, the evaluation of damaged infrastructures and the assistance of migrants in transit.
Guatemala City – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has extended condolences to the families of the victims following Volcán de Fuego’s eruption, which occurred last Sunday (03/06).
Environment factors are considered an important driver of global migratory flows, as people are displaced or tend to migrate to survive natural disasters and to adapt to changes in their environment. It is expected that the magnitude of these movements, both internal and international, will increase due to climate change, the higher incidence of natural disasters and environmental degradation.