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Sydney Declaration of Principles on the Protection of Persons Displaced in the Context of Sea Level Rise

This document contains Resolution 6/2018, which was adopted by the Committee on International Law and Sea Level Rise at the 78th Conference of the International Law Association, held in Sydney, Australia, 19–24 August 2018, as well as the Sydney Declaration of Principles on the Protection of Persons Displaced in the Context of Sea Level Rise.

The purpose of the Declaration of Principles is to provide guidance to States in averting, mitigating, and addressing displacement of persons occurring in the context of sea level rise, based on and derived from relevant international legal provisions, principles, and frameworks. It applies to all forms of human mobility arising in the context of sea level rise.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Governance, Human Mobility

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/60975

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