Symposium on the Refugee Convention in the context of disasters and climate change

From 3-4 May 2016 Lund University will host an invitation-only symposium on the subject of Disasters and Displacement in a Warming World: Current Realities, Legal Perspectives. Opening with a keynote speech by Professor Jane McAdam (UNSW), the symposium will consider the role of the 1951 Refugee Convention in relation to cross-border displacement in the context of disasters and climate change.

The symposium is funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

More information about the symposium.