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Climate and Migration: A World on the Move in a Changing Climate

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Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center

365 5th Avenue

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Join Truman Center on the margins of the UN General Assembly during Climate Week.

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Join Truman Center on the margins of the UN General Assembly during Climate Week for an important, interactive morning on the deepening intersection between climate and migration. Our expert speakers will address the dire implications facing the world's most vulnerable populations and the mitigation and adaptation efforts underway at the national and local level. From national security strategies to community resilience planning efforts, climate's impact on the movement of people around the world has only just begun.

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8:30 am Registration and Breakfast

9:10 am Opening Remarks: Dr. John Torpey, CUNY Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies

9:15 am Kelly T. Clements, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, in conversation with Jenna Ben-Yehuda, President & CEO of Truman Center

10:15 am Break

10:20 am Panel Introduction: Stephen Bailey, Founder and CEO of ExecOnline; Chair of the Board, Truman Center for National Policy

10:25 -11:45 am Panel Discussion and Q&A

Panelists:

Moderated by Minh-Thu Pham

Former Executive Director of Global Policy, United Nations Foundation

Dina Ionesco

Head of Migration, Environment and Climate Change Division at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Gregory Maniatis

Director, International Migration Initiative, Open Society Foundations

Amali Tower

Founder and Executive Director of Climate Refugees

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