Addressing drivers and facilitating safe, orderly and regular migration in the contexts of disasters and climate change in the IGAD region
Philippe Grandet, firstname.lastname@example.org
Related Sustainable Development Goals and Global Compact for Migration Objectives
Funded by the Migration Multi-Partner Trust Fund, the objective of this joint programme is to address data and knowledge gaps in the IGAD region pertaining to the drivers of migration in the context of climate change and disasters, as well as to ensure that existing national and regional strategies on disaster risk reduction and climate action factor in the displacement of people.
Through trainings and simulation exercises, this joint programme will build the capacity of national government officials to be better prepared when responding to disaster displacement. In addition, the programme will seek to ensure that people affected by climate change and disasters are part of existing national and regional mobility frameworks, one example being the establishment of opportunities for green jobs in climate affected areas. The joint programme builds on ongoing work, programmes and action plans of IGAD, IOM, UNEP, ILO, the PDD and IFRC, and supports existing global policies and frameworks that address displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change, notably the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. It will use existing information exchange platforms available in the IGAD region such as National Coordination Mechanisms. The joint programme has a strong multi-partnership and multi-stakeholder approach and will bring together various parts of Governments, UN and other entities, in line with the GCM core principles of whole-of-government and whole-of-society.
National government officials