Workshop on Disentangling the Drivers of Migration in West Africa & Open Forum: Migration In and Out of West Africa- Is Climate a Red Herring?

Workshop on Disentangling the Drivers of Migration in West Africa

  • Thursday February 13, 2020
  • 1:00 - 4:30pm
  • 1501 International Affairs Building
  • 420 W. 118th Street, New York, NY

This workshop is being organized in the context of the recently funded NSF Convergence project entitled “Disentangling climate, food security and social factors as drivers of migration in and out of West Africa,” which is developing a transdisciplinary approach to understanding the complex drivers behind internal and international migration in West Africa. The goal is to learn about the current climate and migration trends and research on environmental and other drivers of migration, and to engage in an open discussion.

To participate in the afternoon workshop from 1:00 - 4:15pm, please register here(note: if you also want to participate in the Open Forum you will need to register separately below)

 

Open Forum

Migration In and Out of West Africa- Is Climate a Red Herring?

  • Thursday February 13, 2020
  • 4:30-7:00pm
  • 1501 International Affairs Building
  • 420 W. 118th Street, New York, NY

The Open Forum is co-organized by the Columbia University Committee on Forced Migration and the NSF Convergence project entitled “Disentangling climate, food security and social factors as drivers of migration in and out of West Africa,” which is developing a transdisciplinary approach to understanding the complex drivers behind internal and international migration in West Africa.

Advance registration required. To attend the Open Forum, please register here.

13 February 2020

1501 International Affairs Building
420 W. 118th Street, New York, NY
USA

01:00 PM - 07:00 PM