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Where Can They Go? A Climate Migration Panel
Thursday, September 12, 2019

BGIA, in collaboration with UNA-NY and The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School, is excited to sponsor this special panel on climate migration issues.The guest panelists will present local, national, and global endeavors that are currently underway, including the first Federally-funded climate migration effort in the United States: the relocation of the indigenous people of the Isle de Jean Charles. The conversation is an international one. The panelists will discuss how lessons are being learned, ideas exchanged, and how all of this is now forming the basis for ongoing policies and decisions.Please join us for a discussion with:Ambassador Tareq Md. Ariful Islam, Deputy Permanent Representative to the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United NationsDakota Fisher, Former Resilience Program Specialist Office of Community Development, Disaster Recovery Unit, State of LouisianaKobi Ruthenberg, Associate Director, ORG Permanent ModernityClosing Remarks by Alexandia Villaseñor, Climate Activist and Co-founder of US Youth Climate Strike, Founder of Earth UprisingModerated by Risa Perlmutter Goldstein, Partner, The Goldstein Partnership, Architects & PlannersEvents in the Chace Lecture Series are free and open to the public by RSVP:

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
Sponsor: Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program
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