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Climate Migrants and the Global Climate Exodus

Event Summary

To mark International Development Week 2022, the Global Development Studies program at UFV is hosting a virtual panel on climate migration and global and Canadian responses.

Event Details

Free Zoom Webinar event open to all. Feb. 8, 2022, 12-1 pm EST.

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/climate-migrants-and-the-global-climate-exodus-tickets-244680474887?keep_tld=1

Panelists:

Amali Tower, Founder and Executive Director of Climate Refugees, US

Megan Capp, Instructor in Criminology (Justice and Human Rights), UFV, Manager of Social Justice, Seniors and Housing, Archway Community Services, BC

Alea Mohamed, President of SFU International Studies Student Association and Program Manager, BC Council for International Co-operation’s Climate Change Branch (bccic.ca).

Sarah Kamal, UBC Sustainability Initiative and the Climate Displacement Planning Initiative. Director of an Indigenous-led regional emergency services society to address climate and disaster response and recovery in the Fraser Canyon, BC.

Moderator: Dr. Geetanjali Gill, Assistant Professor and Co-Chair, Global Development Studies Program, University of the Fraser Valley, BC.

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