Christel Cournil


“It is a bit complicated because NGOs work by sector. We have very targeted sectors: « development », « ecological », « humanitarian ». And the subject of environmental migrants is at the heart of these different sectors, but these things tend to change.”

“Displaced people are largely displaced internally therefore the Geneva Convention is not an appropriate tool because it only defends the rights of people who have crossed national borders.”

What it brings to our study : 

  • It is very interesting to understand the legal frame
  • She gives us a good and clear classification of the definitions

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Juridical protection of ecological refugees

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