Université de Neuchâtel

Framing Labour Mobility Options in Small Island States Affected by Environmental Changes

Fornalé, Elisa ; Guélat, Jeremie ; Piguet, Etienne

In: Environmental Migration and Social Inequality, 2016, vol. 61, p. 167-187

It has been forecast that up to forty nation-states are at risk of disappearing due to rising sea levels related to climate warming. Such a situation would lead to a form of statelessness never experienced before in history and would raise serious concerns about migration as well as important legal questions. Although often mentioned in the media by NGOs and other international bodies, this issue...