Cyberseminar on Refugee and internally displaced populations, environmental impacts and climate risks

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Pern Manager

May 7, 2021, 9:06:40 AM5/7/21
Dear All,

We are delighted to announce that the following experts will serve as panelists for the forthcoming cyberseminar on Refugee and internally displaced populations, environmental impacts and climate risks from 10-19 May, and as presenters during a Webinar from 14:00-15:30 UTC (10-11:30am ET) on Monday, 10 May.  The Cyberseminar will be moderated by Jamon Van Den Hoek (Oregon State U.) and  David Wrathall (Oregon State U.). Details on how to join the Webinar are available at the Cyberseminar page.

The panelists' paper will be presented according to the schedule below:

Tuesday,May 11
Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi (Professor, Department of Demography, University of Tehran; President, Population Association of Iran; Council Member, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Iran) & Ellen Percy Kraly (William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Colgate University, USA)
Paper: Demographic perspectives on environmental impacts and climate risks of refugees and IDPs

Wednesday, 12 May
Andrew Kruckiewicz (Senior Staff Associate, Columbia University and Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, USA).
Paper: Climate hazards, humanitarian engagement

Thursday, 13 May
Stefan Lang (Assistant Professor, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics (Z_GIS), University of Salzburg, Austria)
Paper: EO-based environmental impact assessment of camps

Friday, 14 May
Catherine Nakalembe (Assistant Research Professor, University of Maryland, USA)
Paper: RS assessment of Ugandan refugee camps

Monday, 17 May
Hadi Jaafar (Associate Professor, American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Paper: Geospatial Environmental Assessment of Refugees’ vulnerability and impact on the water-energy-food-health climate nexus: Examples from the Syria – Lebanon case

Tuesday, 18 May
Geoffrey Kateregga (Geospatial Information Service (GIS) Lead and Community Programs Manager, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, Uganda)
Paper: Open data collection in refugee settlements, humanitarian engagement

Wednesday, 19 May
Victor Nyamori (Researcher/ Adviser - Refugee and Migrants Rights Team, Amnesty International, Kenya)
Paper: Legal protection of climate refugees

The invitation to the webinar will be sent out later today and the link is posted on the cyberseminar page.

We look forward to your participation!  

The PERN Team
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