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EVENING PROGRAMME

EMN Discussion Evening with Documentary Screening

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MIGRATION CAUSED BY CLIMATE CHANGE 

(23 August 2018, Kino Lumière, Špitálska 4, Bratislava)
 
Screening of a new documentary film ʻAnote's Arkʼ (2018, 77 min., English and Slovak subtitles, www.anotesark.comabout the devastating consequences of climate change for the Pacific island country Kiribati and its inhabitants.
 
Kiribati is one of the first countries that must confront the main existential dilemma of our time: imminent annihilation from sea-level rise. While its President Anote Tong races to find a way to protect his nation’s people and maintain their dignity, many Kiribati are already seeking safe harbour overseas.

 

The film was included in the Official Selection at several film festivals in 2018.

 

 

 

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The screening was followed by a discussion with experts about impacts of climate change on displacement and international migration as well as about tools needed to address situation of people affected by this global phenomenon. Among discussants were Kanta Kumari Rigaud from the U.S. based World Bank Group, Jeffrey Labovitz from International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa in Kenya, and Alexander Ač from the Global Change Research Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

The discussion was held in English with no interpreting provided.

The event could be followed on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1035209089988305/

 

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