WHERE: World Social Forum, Dakar, Senegal. Universite du Chiekh Anta Diop
WHEN: 08:30 – 11:30 am Tuesday 08 February 2011
WHO: Mr. Ahmadou Kante, IOM Regional Office, Dakar; Mr. Augustine Njamnshi, Representative of Pan African Justice Alliance (PACJA), Cameroon, Ms. Annette Malulu, Caritas Zambia; Mr. Marcellin Ndiaye, Caritas Senegal; Mr. Sok Sakhan, Caritas Cambodia; Mr. Francis Atul Sarker, Caritas Bangladesh; Mr. Raymond Yoro, Caritas Niger; Ms. Christine Campeau, Caritas Internationalis. Facilitator: Mr. Michel Roy, Secours Catholique (Caritas France)
WHAT: Workshop on Climate Change and Forced Migration hosted by Caritas Internationalis. Caritas speakers will introduce case studies from Niger, Bangladesh, and Senegal, and models for addressing the problem from Cambodia and Zambia. Speakers from UN organisations will also bring their expertise by highlighting the debates around the legal framework for this new type of migrant, and presents the difficulties in implementing new protection mechanisms and policies.
CONTACT: Christine Campeau, Caritas Internationalis, Climate Change and Food Security Advisor, Tel: + 39 06 698 797 09, firstname.lastname@example.org