Migration is a gendered process which has been widely discussed. Yet, the connection between water related disasters, migration and gender has been marginally investigated.
Relations between China and India continue to be ambivalent, mired in a cycle of negative threat perceptions. Whether they improve or deteriorate, however, the impact on Indigenous and Tribal communities in highland areas sandwiched between the two powers is likely to be severe.
Mass migration from Africa and the Middle East to Europe is near certain to continue for the foreseeable future. This is due not so much to the continuation of violent conflict, which is difficult to predict, as to the near certainties of economic marginalisation and climate change.
One of the leading sources of refugees in Europe is the impoverished east African nation of Eritrea. What role has the international community played in this crisis? Eritrea’s relationship with […]
Closing Europe’s borders and politicizing the attempt to admit refugees at a time when the growing humanitarian crisis poses mounting human rights challenges to the international community is fundamentally wrongheaded. […]
Climate change and human migration are often presented as threats to national and international security. But what is the actual link between these phenomena and conflict? Author’s Note: This commentary […]
Violence between nomads and sedentary populations has become widespread across the globe and there is an urgent need to address the root causes of this escalation of violence. Conflicts between […]
The Syrian civil war has has been a major source of displacement, producing over 7.6 million internally displaced persons and over 4.8 million refugees. How does this crisis relate to the Responsibility to Protect?
Climate refugees – those forced from their homes due to the impacts of a warming world – are living proof of the international community’s failure to prevent climate change. International coordinated action is urgently required to forge a protective framework for increasingly vulnerable populations.