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Release of our web-documentary on climate-induced displacements

 

Meet… Milly, from Tuvalu!

Millikini Failautusi, also called Milly, is one of those young people who left their home island to Funafuti, and making a great change on climate change issues in Tuvalu. She’s an eminent member of 350 Tuvalu organisation, Tuvalu Youth Council, she takes part to a lot of social and environmental projects on …

Exhibition Goodplanet

Youth on the Move and Studio Nicecream displayed few images from their documentary shot in Bangladesh this summer. This exhibition took place at the Goodplanet Foundation, as part of the promotion of “Human” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.  These pictures have been selected by the team as they well picture the shooting’s …

Climate Chance Summit 2017

Charlotte Blondel represented Youth on the Move at the 2nd edition of the Climate Chance Summit in Agadir, Morocco.  The Climate Chance summit is an annual gathering of non-state actors, allowing them to efficiently prepare for a common action during the upcoming COP23. Several events focusing on climate migrations took place …

RFI “C’est pas du vent”

Charlotte Blondel intervened on the French radio RFI on September 17th 2017. The emission was recorded in Agadir, during the Climate Chance summit, the annual gathering on non-governmental actors.    The emission put an emphasis on the link between climate change and migrations. Ana Fonseca, from the IOM and Prof. …

Youth and environmental migrations in Tuvalu

Tuvalu is one of the four State-Atolls left in the world. It is made of 9 low-lying atolls with a total area of 26km2 and 10.000 inhabitants. Located in the South Pacific, two hours North of Fiji, Tuvalu is already facing climate-change induced migrations. The average elevation of the atolls is 2m high …

Migrations in Mongolia: interview with Benoit Mayer

Dr. Benoit Mayer is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Research Associate at McGill University’s Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), an Associate Member at …

Meet… Binh Vuong, from Vietnam!

Binh Vuong is the development manager at the Vietnamese environmental non-governmental organisation, CHANGE, in Ho Chi Minh City. CHANGE focuses on creative communication and community engagement to spread awareness on urgent environmental issues in Vietnam. “A large part of vulnerable areas in Vietnam are agricultural areas, posing a risk not just for local people’s living conditions but …