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Other Acts 1655 (2009) (30/01/2009)

Type: Acts of the Council of Europe: Resolution on "Environmentally induced migration and displacement: a 21st century challenge"

Authority: European Authorities - Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly

Date: 01/30/2009

Subject: In climate change and environmentally induced migration is that it is a global process, not a local crisis. Hence it is the responsibility of the global community and not only that of local and national authorities to engage in proactive intervention. Adequate measures for prevention, adaptation and mitigation need to be taken by the global community in order for the “hotspot” countries to reduce their vulnerability to the impacts of environmental disasters and manage the evolution of environmental processes.

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 15 Right to work - Right to work - Freedom to provide services - Foreign workers - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Art. 22 Respect of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity - Solidarity - Art. 34 Social security - Social benefits - Rights of foreign people - Citizens’ rights - Art. 45 Freedom of movement - Freedom of residence

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