June 15, 2023 — In the second installment of the four-part series Lands, Borders, and People, a panel of experts examines climate-induced migration pathways, policy efforts at the national and international levels, and some avenues for climate action to help those vulnerable to the loss of home and livelihood. Participants include Stella Paul, project officer of Environment and Health with the Earth Journalism Network; Dr. Aqdas Afzal, assistant professor of Social Development and Policy at Habib University, Pakistan; and Sanjay Vashist, director at Climate Action Network South Asia. Priyali Sur, founder and executive director of The Azadi Project, moderated the discussion. (48 min., 17 sec.)
Lands, Borders, and People series aims to delve into a significant contemporary issue that impacts nations and communities globally: migration, displacement, and refugees. In each session, a panel of experts will examine various aspects of this topic, focusing on the legal, social, economic, and cultural dynamics specific to South Asia.