Press Release
October 5, 2021
OECS examine IOM report on migration, environment, disasters and climate change

THE INTERNATIONAL Organization for Migration (IOM) with the support of the German Federal Foreign Office is hosting a three-day Regional Conference on Human Mobility and Climate Change Data in the Eastern Caribbean. The October 4-6 conferene is engaging high-level officials from the six independent Member States of the OECS (Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenda, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines) to discuss and examine the new IOM regional report: “Migration, Environment, Disasters and Climate Change Data in the Eastern Caribbean”.

Timely and reliable data are essential for informed decision-making and planning towards sustainable development and climate resilience across the region, a release from the organisers states.

The opening ceremony for the three day event was held yesterday via the zoom platform.