Climate Change, Migration and Health Symposium


Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:30am to 12:30pm


Radcliffe Gymnasium 10 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Climate-induced migration will be a central feature of the 21st century, with grave consequences for global health. The crisis in Syria was precipitated by a 1,000 year drought; we should expect more such crises in the years to come.

The Harvard Global Health Institute will host a symposium on Climate Change, Migration and HealthDr. Jennifer Leaning, Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, will deliver the keynote address. Expert panels will address the humanitarian response to climate-induced migration, the implications for law and policy, and the imperative for improved empirical research to better understand this growing crisis. 

A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30am and the program will begin at 9:00am. A brown bag lunch will be provided after the program is concluded at 12:30pm.

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