UNU-EHS, established in December 2003, is part of the United Nations University (UNU) system, a worldwide network of Research and Training Institutes. Its mission is to advance human security through knowledge-based approaches to reducing vulnerability and environmental risks.

Publication Series of UNU-EHS include articles, monographs, and policy briefs for policymakers and decision makers, studies for students, scholars and professional, summaries of key findings for policymakers and research briefs for scientists and practioners.

IOM conducts research designed to guide and inform migration policy and practice. The organization provides a unique space for consultation between researchers and policy makers. Research results are disseminated through numerous publications worldwide.

IOM’s research activities world-wide encompass several migration management topics, including migration trends and data, international migration law, migration and development, health and migration, counter-trafficking, labour migration, trade, remittances, irregular migration, integration, and return migration.

Recent CCEMA publications

Report of Research Workshop on Migration and the Environment: Developing a Global Research Agenda

The report of the research workshop on Migration and the Environment: Developing a Global Research Agenda by Dr Koko Warner from UNU-EHS discusses the main outcomes of the meeting that took place in April 2008 in Munich, Germany.

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Second Research Brief on Climate Change, Environment, and Migration

"The Way Forward. Researching the Environment and Migration Nexus" by Marc Stal and Koko Warner is the second issue of the Research Brief series, published by UNU-EHS, and is based on the outcomes of the second Expert Workshop on Climate Change, Environment, and Migration that took place from 23 to 24 July 2009 in Munich, Germany.

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UNU Hosted Side Event on Migration and Displacement at Barcelona Climate Change Talks

The side event on "Climate Adaptation Continuum, Human Migration & Displacement" took place on 4 November 2009 at the Barcelona Climate Change Talks (2-6 November 2009). Speakers in this session were Koko Warner (UNU-EHS), Frank Laczko (IOM), Jenty Kirsch-Wood (OCHA), Jean Francois Durieux (UNHCR), Vikram Kolmannskog (NRC), and Robin Mearns (World Bank). |Read more