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Refugee Week 2017

Posted by on 13 June 2017 at 8:47 pm

Stories of Climate Change and Migration

Wednesday 21st June – 5.30 to 7.45 pm

City Hall, 115 Charles Street, LE1 1FZ

People in flood water

 

To support Refugee Week 2017, Leicester Friends of the Earth, Global Justice Now and Leicester City Council are pleased to host an informative evening about the impact of climate change on refugees from around the world.

Speakers will give personal views on climate change and how communities are attempting to respond in different regions of the world.  Speakers will include

  • Justin Udie – Climate Change & Potential for refugee crisis in Nigeria. How can communities help?
  • Dr Andy Simmons – Impact on Small Island states?
  • Dr Shafiqul Choudhary – Impacts in Bangladesh
  • Claire Plumb – Impacts in Nicaragua

All welcome – Book your place now.

 

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