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Global Displacement: Political Conflict and Climate Change

2020 Fall Symposium

9:00 am – 12:30 pm
On Zoom
Patricia Saldana, (402) 472-6265,
The OLLI at UNL/Winter Lecture Series Fall 2020 Symposium “Global Displacement: Political Conflict and Climate Change” features four leading experts and will be live streamed on Zoom. The symposium is $10 per person and the event is open to the public. Registration is required and can be made online at or by call the OLLI office at 402-472- 6265. OLLI membership is not required.

In 2019, at least 150 million persons felt compelled to leave their homes because of political or socio-economic reasons outside the bounds of legal migration. This year’s speakers will address the causes of global displacement and its effects on human migration, and the role of various nation-states and international organizations.
– Leah Zamore, senior policy analyst at the Center for International Cooperation at New York University.
– Viviane Clement, climate change specialist in the Climate Change Group at the World Bank.
– Dr. Kanta Kumari Riguard, an environmental specialist and regional climate change coordinator in the Africa region of the World Bank Group.
– Elizabeth Ferris, research professor with the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

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This event originated in Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.