The Search for Greener Pastures: Exploring the Relationship between Nature, Biodiversity and Migration

The Search for Greener Pastures: Exploring the Relationship between Nature, Biodiversity and Migration

Date:
Oct 21, 2020
Time:
01:00 pm to 02:15 pm
Location: 
  • Online

IOM partnered with the European Commission during EU Green Week to host an online expert discussion on “The Search for Greener Pastures: Exploring the Relationship Between Nature, Biodiversity and Migration”.

The event brought together a panel of experts from different sectors to answer questions on the relationship between nature, biodiversity and migration, and how this could be reflected in the European Green Deal and other forthcoming EU policies.

Moderator

Professor Saleemul Huq, Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD)

Speakers

Ms. Tosca Barucco, Special Envoy for Cop 26 at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Mr. Ola Henrikson, Regional Director at IOM Regional Office for the European Economic Area, the European Union and NATO

Honourable Mayor Mr. Mamadou Lamine Thiam, Mayor of Kébémer, Sénégal and President of members of the International Union for the conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Senegal

Mr. Runar Myrnes Balto, Member of the Sámi Parliament of Norway (Sametinget)

Mr. Heliodoro Temprano Arroyo, Adviser on international economic relations and global governance at DG ECFIN from the European Commission