When People Have to Move: Climate displacement and migration pathways

You are invited to a one day interdisciplinary symposium to explore the potential solutions for addressing the emerging challenge of climate change related displacement in the Australia-Pacific region.

When: 8.30am - 5.30pm, Friday, 23rd May 2014.

Where: Room 419, P Block, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane.


The symposium will draw on knowledge and experience from academia, civil society and  government in examining existing legal and policy frameworks and envisaging new migration pathways and alternative responses.  

Themes to be addressed include:

    Setting the Scene:  Experiences of Displacement
    Overview of International Frameworks   
    The Pacific and International Negotiations
    Migration Pathways: Programs and Experiences
    Panel Discussion: The Way Forward
    Mock Trial: Climate ‘Refugee’ Application

This event is organized by QUT Faculty of Law and Friends of the Earth Brisbane.