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The Hugo Observatory on Environment, Migration and Politics

Thematic Area: 
Data and research
Data and Research, Climate Change and Natural Disasters

The Hugo Observatory, located at the department of Geography at the University of Liège, is the world’s first research structure specifically dedicated to the study of environmental migration. 

The Hugo Observatory Objectives are: 

  • Develop empirical and theoretical research related to mobility dynamics in the context of environmental degradation
  • Inform public debate
  • Federating research forces on climate change and migration
  • International Association on the Study of Environmental Migration (Plateform)
  • Consultative Mission FAO, World Bank, ect.

The Observatory has been officially accredited to the Global Compact in Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. ​

GFMD Source: 

GFMD 2017 - Thematic Workshop on Migration and Climate Change