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November 3, 2016

The Global Challenge of Climate-Induced Migration

Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati, spoke at Georgetown on October 17.

President Tong discussed how his home country can support "migration with dignity" to avoid relocation of residents as climate refugees. A key excerpt from his remarks is posted below.

This week we asked our bloggers what do climate change and recent international negotiations on the issue this mean for countries in different parts of the world, especially for those most vulnerable, like Kiribati?